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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)

Only Near to the Kingdom

To live in the land where the Christ passes by

Author: William Johnson
Tune: [To live in the land where the Christ passes by]
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: William Johnson

William Johnson was born in 1906 on a farm near Center City, Minnesota. He published two collections of poetry: Wild Flowers (1948) and Bill’s Poems (1969). --The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, 1993  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To live in the land where the Christ passes by
Title: Only Near to the Kingdom
Author: William Johnson
Refrain First Line: Near to the kingdom

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Favorite Gospel Songs #115

Favorite Gospel Songs. New ed. #d183

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Quartette #80

Songs for the Ransomed; for Sunday Schools and Gospel Work #d167

Spiritual Songs No. 2 #d124

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Words of Life #140

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