Shadows

When the sun of life fades into crimson and gold

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Tune: [When the sun of life fades into crimson and gold]
Published in 3 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 When the sun of life fades into crimson and gold,
And the mists of eternity o'er me have rolled,
I shall look thro' the shadows that fall with the night,
And catch the bright gleam of the City of Light.

Chorus:
Shadows? Yes, shadows I know will be there!
Shadows? Yes shadows! but not of despair!
For morning will break,
And I shall awake
To dwell with my King, and His glory share.

2 I shall stand on the shore of the Mystery Sea,
Shrinking not at the darkness, though deep it may be;
"For I know in whom I have believed," and fear
No shadow or danger, for He will be near. [Chorus]

3 As the lengthening shaddows are lost in the gloom,
And I walk thro' the midnight with Death, in the tomb,
A new Star will arise o'er the night of the grave,
And Jesus will come in His power to save. [Chorus]

Source: Victory Songs: For the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services. #104

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel

Pseudonyms: C. D. Emerson, Charlotte G. Homer, S. B. Jackson, A. W. Lawrence, Jennie Ree… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the sun of life fades into crimson and gold
Title: Shadows
Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Publication Date: 1920
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gospel Songs and Poems #d42

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Rodeheaver's Gospel Solos and Duets #118

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Victory Songs #104

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