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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

'Tis sweet in the trials and conflict of sin

'Tis sweet in the trials and conflict of sin

Author: J. Wheaton Smith
Tune: [‘Tis sweet in the trials and conflict of sin]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 ‘Tis sweet in the trials and conflict of sin,
Temptation without and temptation within,
To know thro’ the journey of life as I roam,
I am bound for the mansions of glory at home.

Refrain:
Of glory at home,
Of glory at home,
I am bound for the mansions of glory,
The mansions of glory at home.

2 ‘Tis sweet in the gloom of earth’s sorrow of fears
My eyes overflowing with penitent tears,
To know, tho’ the billows around me may foam,
I am bound for the mansions of glory at home. [Refrain]

3 I ask not to hasten from duty or care,
The troubles of life let me patiently bear,
If only I know as I look thro’ the gloom,
I am bound for the mansions of glory at home. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.2 #198

Author: J. Wheaton Smith

Smith, J. Wheaton, D.D., author of "'Tis sweet in the trials of conflict and sin" (Heaven Anticipated), in the Devotional Hymn & Tune Book, 1864, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, June 26, 1823, educated at Brown University and Newton Theological Institution, and entered the Baptist ministry in 1851. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 'Tis sweet in the trials and conflict of sin
Author: J. Wheaton Smith
Refrain First Line: Of glory at home, of glory at home

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Prison Hymn Book #d363

The Canadian Hymnal #d387

The Canadian Hymnal #d388

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The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book #331

The Devotional Hymn Book #d500

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Triumphant Songs No.2 #198

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