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Though dark the path my feet may tread

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1 Tho’ dark the path my feet may tread, it is but joy to know
There’ll be no shadows on the other side;
We should not fear the wildest storm, but sing as on we go,
There’ll be no shadows on the other side.

Refrain:
There’ll be no shadows, no shadows,
Jesus is the sunshine of that land so fair;
There’ll be no shadows, no shadows,
Pain and death can never enter there.

2 Life’s brightest day may have its clouds, but still our heart should sing,
There’ll be no shadows on the other side;
‘Twill not be long till cares are o’er and we are with the King;
There’ll be no shadows on the other side. [Refrain]

3 We’re marching homeward to a land where weary feet may rest;
There’ll be no shadows on the other side;
No pain or sorrow e’er can touch the regions of the blest;
There’ll be no shadows on the other side. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song #132

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones, 1865-1936 Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 8, 1865, Yates City, Il­li­nois. Died: Sep­tem­ber 1, 1936, San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­for­nia. Buried: Al­too­na Wal­nut Grove Cem­e­te­ry, Etowah Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. Pseudonyms: Lewis Edgar Edgar Lewis Mary Slater A class­mate of evan­gel­ist Bil­ly Sun­day, Jones at­tend­ed the Moo­dy Bi­ble In­sti­tute. Af­ter grad­u­a­tion, he worked for the Young Men’s Christ­ian As­so­ci­a­tion in Da­ven­port, Io­wa; Fort Worth, Tex­as (1915); and San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­forn­ia (1925). Hymn writ­ing was his avo­ca­tion. Sources: Hustad, P. 266 Reynolds, P. 327 Reynolds, P. 347 Taylor, P. 340 http:… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Though dark the path my feet may tread
Author: Lewis E. Jones
Refrain First Line: There'll be no shadows, no shadows

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The Cyber Hymnal #11442
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