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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)

I would come closer, Lord

When my heart is sorely prest [pressed]

Author: G. T. Byrd
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: G. T. Byrd

George Thomas Byrd was born on Ap­ril 16, 1871 in Har­al­son Coun­ty, Georg­ia. He was a Meth­od­ist min­is­ter, and la­ter a bishop in the Meth­odi­st Hol­ston Con­fer­ence, liv­ing in Day­ton, Ten­nes­see. He died on Oc­to­ber 13, 1950. His works include: Living Songs of Faith and Hope (Day­ton, Ten­nes­see: G. T. Byrd, 1940) See more at http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/y/r/byrd_gt.htm Go to person page >

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First Line: When my heart is sorely prest [pressed]
Title: I would come closer, Lord
Author: G. T. Byrd
Refrain First Line: Closer, Lord

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Encore #d198

Living Songs of Faith and Hope #d214

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