I will comfort you

When the day is sad and drear

Author: Harriett H. Pierson
Tune: [When the day is sad and drear]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the day is sad and drear,
And the life is full of care;
When no friend is nigh to cheer,
And the burdens hard to bear,

Refrain:
Listen! a voice divine,
Whispers its message true—
“Come to me child of mine,
And I will comfort you,”
“Come to me child of mine,
And I will comfort you.”

2 Though the night be dark and long,
Soon will come the break of day;
We shall sing the morning song,
As the shadows flee away. [Refrain]

3 Loved ones who have gone before
Are with Christ at God’s right hand;
They shall sorrow nevermore,
In that glorious morning land. [Refrain]

4 We with them ere long shall stand,
In heav’n’s bright eternal day;
And with His own loving hand,
God shall wipe all tears away. [Refrain]

Source: Northfield Hymnal No. 2 #356

Author: Harriett H. Pierson

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Text Information

First Line: When the day is sad and drear
Title: I will comfort you
Author: Harriett H. Pierson
Refrain First Line: Listen a voice divine

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