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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)

When the heart grows faint and the soul is weary

When the heart grows faint and the soul is weary

Author: Mrs. N. A. Montfort
Tune: [When the heart grows faint] (Fillmore)
Published in 7 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the heart grows faint,
And the soul is weary,
Brother, work, watch, pray;
When the nights are long,
And the days are dreary,
Brother, work, watch, pray.

Work, watch and pray;
Brother, bid the tempter flee;
When the heart is faint
And the life seems vain,
My brother, work, watch, pray.

2 When the way seems lost,
And the staff is broken,
Brother, work, watch, pray;
And the spirit yearns
For some kindly token,
Brother, work, watch, pray. [Refrain]

3 For your work will bring
You the richest treasure,
Brother, work, watch, pray;
And your prayer’s reward
Is the sweetest pleasure,
Brother, work, watch, pray. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12708

Author: Mrs. N. A. Montfort

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Text Information

First Line: When the heart grows faint and the soul is weary
Author: Mrs. N. A. Montfort
Refrain First Line: Work watch and pray, brother, bid the tempter flee
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #12708
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #12708

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