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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 world looks dark and drear

When the world looks dark and drear

Tune: [When the world looks dark and drear]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the world looks dark and drear,
Keep on loving Jesus;
You will ever find Him near,
Keep on loving Jesus.

Refrain:
Keep on loving Jesus,
Love Him ev’ry day,
Strive to do His bidding,
Trust Him, and obey;
Love to tell the story
Old, yet ever new;
Keep on loving Jesus,
Because He first loved you.

2 When by foes you are assailed,
Keep on loving Jesus;
When your strength has almost failed,
Keep on loving Jesus. [Refrain]

3 Our of darkness day will break,
Keep on loving Jesus;
Out of grief shall joy awake,
Keep on loving Jesus. [Refrain]

4 Cling to Him thro’ good or ill,
Keep on loving Jesus;
Love Him, trust Him, do His will,
Keep on loving Jesus. [Refrain]

5 He will always be your Friend,
Keep on loving Jesus;
He will keep you to the end,
Keep on loving Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Praise: for Use in Gospel Meetings, Evangelistic Services ... #31

Text Information

First Line: When the world looks dark and drear
Refrain First Line: Keep on loving Jesus love him every day

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Sacred Praise #31

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Songs of Conquest #85

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