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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)

Turning away from the world's pomp and pride

Turning away from the world's pomp and pride

Author: C. S. Hoover
Tune: [Turning away from the world’s pomp and pride]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Turning away from the world’s pomp and pride,
Turning from sin with its pathway so wide,
Turning in faith to the soul-cleansing tide,
Turning away to Jesus.

Refrain:
Turning away, turning away,
Turning away to Jesus;
Turning from sin to the Savior of men,
Turning away to Jesus.

2 Turning away from the darkness of night,
Turning from all that opposes the right,
Turning with joy to the realms of delight,
Turning away to Jesus. [Refrain]

3 Turning away from the turmoil and strife,
Turning from byways where evil is rife,
Turning in love to the Give of life,
Turning away to Jesus. [Refrain]

4 Turning away from earth’s pleasures so gay,
Turning from joys that last only a day,
Turning in hope to a heaven for aye,
Turning away to Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #219

Author: C. S. Hoover

Early 20th Century Go to person page >

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First Line: Turning away from the world's pomp and pride
Author: C. S. Hoover

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Enduring Hymns #d225

Gospel Bells #d225

Songs of Redemption #d118

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The King of Kings #219

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