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Joy cometh in the morning

Representative Text

1 Weeping may last for a night in the vale,
But there is joy in the morning for thee;
Bright in the land where no sorrows assail,
Jesus thy light and thy glory shall be.

Refrain:
Weeping will cease in that beautiful home;
There neither sighing nor sorrow can come.

2 So when the night of this life shall be o’er,
Thou shalt awake on the morning of rest;
Then shalt thou stand on that beautiful shore,
And with the image of Jesus be blest. [Refrain]

3 Oh, haste thee on in the heavenly way,
Joyfully enter thy home in the sky!
Pilgrims now passed thro’ the portals of day,
Resting at home in the mansions on high. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Jewels #116

Author: William Thomas Dale

The Rev. William Thomas Dale, D.D., died September 21 at his home in Nashville, Tenn., being nearly 80 years old at the time of his death. He was born, Feb. 20, 1845, near Elk River, Alabama, eight miles west of Fayetteville, Tenn., and was dedicated to God in infancy in the holy ordinance of baptism. Dr. Dale was a great and good man. The foundation of his greatness was laid in his childhood, back in his father's home, around the family altar. He often said. "I owe much to the influence of early religious training in my father's home. My father held family prayers morning and night." He learned that old, familiar prayer of childhood around his mother's knee: "Now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul to keep.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Weeping may last for a night
Title: Joy cometh in the morning
Author: William Thomas Dale
Refrain First Line: Weeping shall last, weeping

Timeline

Instances

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Children's Hosannas #d139

TextAudioPage Scan

Gospel Jewels #116

The Shining Way #d124

Times of Refreshing #d193

Times of Refreshing #d204

Times of Refreshing #d247

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