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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)

I Will Ever Be Thy Friend

When the way seems long and dreary, Full of care and toil and pain

Author: Ida L. Reed
Tune: [When the way seems long and dreary]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Ida L. Reed

Ida Lilliard Reed, 1865-1951 Born: November 30, 1865, near Ar­den, Bar­bour Coun­ty, West Vir­gin­ia. Died: Ju­ly 8, 1951, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Buried: Eb­e­nez­er Meth­odi­st Church, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Reed is said to have writ­ten 2,000 hymns in her life­time. In 1939, the Amer­i­can So­ci­e­ty of Com­pos­ers, Au­thors and Pub­lish­ers re­cog­nized her "sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion to Amer­i­can mu­sic" by award­ing her a small "week­ly bo­nus." © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

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First Line: When the way seems long and dreary, Full of care and toil and pain
Title: I Will Ever Be Thy Friend
Author: Ida L. Reed
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Gently over sad hearts stealing
Publication Date: 1898
Copyright: Public Domain

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