Ever Near

When the way is bright with sunshine

Author: William Henry Gardner
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the way is bright with sunshine,
When the clouds of darkness come,
One there is who’s ever near you,
Jesus Christ the Holy One.
When the way is sad and lonely,
And the eyes with tears are dim,
Turn, O mourner in your sorrow,
Turn and tell your grief to Him.

In the sunshine, in the shadow,
With a word of comfort dear,
He is waiting there to help you,
Christ the Lord is ever near.

2 Though the future seems uncertain,
And the clouds oft-time appear,
Let this promise be your comfort,
Jesus Christ is ever near.
When the wanderer turneth backward,
From the paths of sin so dear,
If he cries “O help me Master!”
He will find Him ever near. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #132

Author: William Henry Gardner

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the way is bright with sunshine
Title: Ever Near
Author: William Henry Gardner
Language: English
Refrain First Line: In the sunshine, in the shadow
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Crown of Beauty #153

Songs of Calvary and Pentecost #d153

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The Best Standard Songs #96

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Uplifted Voices #132

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Zion's Praises (1st ed.) #226

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