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Jesus Ever Is the Same True Friend

Though the seasons come and go

Author: Alice J. Cleator
Tune: [Though the seasons come and go]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Though the seasons come and go,
Summer’s sun and winter’s snow,
Tho’ the passing years to earth their changes lend;
There is One whose love so free
Evermore will changeless be!
Jesus ever is the same true friend!

Refrain:
Jesus is our friend,
Ever the same true friend!
He’s the one on whom we may depend;
Tho’ afar our steps would roam,
He would seek to bring us home,
Jesus ever is the same true friend!

2 Time’s swift current onward glides,
There is nothing which abides,
To the fleeting years all things must surely bend;
Friends may false or faithless prove,
But there’s One whose name is Love!
Jesus ever is the same true friend! [Refrain]

3 Then, while swift years haste away,
Let us strive from day to day
To be those on whom the Master may depend,
For tho’ naught may long endure,
Of this truth our hearts are sure,
Jesus ever is the same true friend! [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 2: for use in religious meetings #25

Author: Alice J. Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Though the seasons come and go
Title: Jesus Ever Is the Same True Friend
Author: Alice J. Cleator
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus is our friend
Publication Date: 1905
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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