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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)

While in the slippery paths of youth

While in the slippery paths of youth

Author: A. S. Hayden
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: A. S. Hayden

Hayden, Amos Sutton. (Youngstown, Ohio, June 17, 1813--September 10, 1880, Collamer, Ohio). Disciple. He was the founder in 1830 of The Wester Eclectic Institute in Hiram, Ohio, which became Hiram College> "He had a natural gift for music and was one of the earliest compilers of hymns and tunes for use in the churches of the Disciples." (Dictionary of American Biography) Compiled An Introduction to Sacred Music (1834), Sacred Melodeon (1849), and The Hymnist; the 1834 book was probably the first tunebook in the Campbell tradition. Hayden was a member of the five-man committee "mutually agreed on" by Campbell and the national Disciple convention to prepare the Christian Hymn Book of 1865 (two of his hymns appeared in this); member of a simil… Go to person page >

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First Line: While in the slippery paths of youth
Author: A. S. Hayden

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The Christian Hymn Book #1214

The Hymnist #d133

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