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Two Little Hands Are Sweetly Folded

Two little hands are sweetly folded

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [Two little hands are sweetly folded]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Two little hands are sweetly folded
Upon a silent breast:
The little heart within has numbered
Its throbs and gone to rest.

Resting, resting,
Oh, how sweet!
Resting, resting,
Sweetly resting.

2 Two little eyes are closed forever
To earth’s unholy sight,
Two little cherub wings now hover
In heaven’s golden light. [Refrain]

3 Two little feet have ceased to travel
Upon the shores of time;
A little gem released from trouble
Has gone above to shine. [Refrain]

4 Oh, what a comfort, dear Redeemer,
Thy grace and love hath giv’n,
That when life’s winter day is ended,
We’ll meet our child in heav’n. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Two little hands are sweetly folded
Title: Two Little Hands Are Sweetly Folded
Author: D. S. Warner
Meter: with refrain
Refrain First Line: Resting, resting, O, how sweet
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Timeless Truths #517

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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