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Though the fig tree shall not blossom (Thompson)

Though the fig tree shall not blossom (Thompson)

Author: Ernest Lee Thompson
Tune: [Though the fig tree shall not blossom] (Towner)
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1. Though the fig tree shall not blossom,
Neither fruit be in the vine:
Though in vain the olive labors,
And the fruitful fields decline:

I will rejoice in the Lord, my Redeemer,
Joyful I’ll trust Him, for He will provide,
Giving me all that I need for my journey;
I will not fear, for He walks by my side.

2. Though no flocks are in the sheepfold,
Neither cattle in the stalls:
Though the earth is filled with famine,
And no rain from Heaven falls: [Refrain]

3. Though my path lies through the valley
Of the shadows, He is near,
For His rod and staff they comfort,
And no evil I shall fear. [Refrain]

4. Though my friends should not receive Him,
Or through sin should prove untrue:
Though the wicked should entice me,
And should persecute me, too: [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6659

Author: Ernest Lee Thompson

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Text Information

First Line: Though the fig tree shall not blossom (Thompson)
Author: Ernest Lee Thompson
Refrain First Line: I will rejoice in the Lord, my Redeemer
Publication Date: 1905
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


The Cyber Hymnal #6659
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