Thou Art My Hope

Thou art my hope when the days are dreary

Author: Ida L. Reed
Tune: [Thou art my Hope when the days are dreary]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Thou art my Hope when the days are dreary,
Thou art my light when the shadows fall;
Jesus my Saviour, when worn and weary,
Thou art my Strength, mine all in all.

Refrain:
Thou art my Hope, dearest Saviour, ever,
Close to Thy side all the way I cling,
Leaning on Thee Thou wilt fail me never,
Jesus my Saviour, Lord, and King.

2 Thou art my Hope when the storm clouds darken,
Helper and Friend wheresoe’er I stray,
Ever to thee shall my Spirit hearken,
Thou art my Guide along life’s way. [Refrain]

3 Thou art my Hope thro’ the night of sorrow,
Joy of my soul when all others die,
And in Thy strength and Thy kingly beauty,
I shall behold Thee by and by. [Refrain]

Source: Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #72

Author: Ida L. Reed

Ida Lilliard Reed, 1865-1951 Born: November 30, 1865, near Ar­den, Bar­bour Coun­ty, West Vir­gin­ia. Died: Ju­ly 8, 1951, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Buried: Eb­e­nez­er Meth­odi­st Church, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Reed is said to have writ­ten 2,000 hymns in her life­time. In 1939, the Amer­i­can So­ci­e­ty of Com­pos­ers, Au­thors and Pub­lish­ers re­cog­nized her "sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion to Amer­i­can mu­sic" by award­ing her a small "week­ly bo­nus." © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

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First Line: Thou art my hope when the days are dreary
Title: Thou Art My Hope
Author: Ida L. Reed
Copyright: Public Domain

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Sunday-School Praises #72

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