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Be of Good Cheer

When the day is dreary, When the night is long

Author: J. I. McClelland
Tune: [When the day is dreary] (McClelland)
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the day is dreary,
When the night is long,
Heart and soul are weary,
Faith has lost her song,
Get a glimpse of glory,
Jesus seated there,
What a wondrous story of His care.

Refrain:
β€œIn the world ye shall have tribulation,
In the world ye shall have tribulation,
But be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”

2 Lay aside your sorrow,
Lay aside your fear,
Trust Him for tomorrow,
With a faith sincere,
He will do the keeping,
He is strong and true,
Jesus, never sleeping, will keep you. [Refrain]

3 Testing us in kindness,
Trying us in love,
We, in earthly blindness,
Cannot see above.
Clouds may like a curtain,
Veil from us His face,
Faith is always certain of His grace. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #287

Author: J. I. McClelland

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Text Information

First Line: When the day is dreary, When the night is long
Title: Be of Good Cheer
Author: J. I. McClelland
Refrain First Line: In the world ye shall have tribulation
Copyright: Public Domain

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