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Christ Our Friend

Though the night overhang our dwelling

Author: Thomas L. Poulson
Tune: [Though the night overhang our dwelling]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Though the night o’erhang our dwelling,
And the tempests round us rave;
And the wintry blasts are swelling,
Till we fear there’s none to save.

2 Still the gospel streamlets flowing
To the hearts of all mankind,
And the heavenly breezes blowing,
Cheer the waiting, trusting mind.

3 In the cause of God engaged,
Wrongs of Satan to redress,
When the battle hottest raged,
We have always won success.

4 With the Christian’s banner o’er us,
As to duty we attend;
In the wide world spread before us
Christ shall ever be our friend.

5 In the morning of His coming,
When the warfare all is past,
We’ll be counted in the morning
Of His jewels at the last.

Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #219b

Author: Thomas L. Poulson

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Text Information

First Line: Though the night overhang our dwelling
Title: Christ Our Friend
Author: Thomas L. Poulson



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Gospel Praise Book, enlarged ed. #d128

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Gospel Praise Book. #219b

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Songs of the Golden #57

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Sparkling Rubies #11

Temperance Glee Book #d51

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The Devotional Chimes #227a

The Jewelled Crown #d143

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