Spring Has Come

Winter's stormy days are over now

Author: Edith Sandford Tillotson
Tune: [Winter’s stormy days are over now]
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1 Winter’s stormy days are over now,
Spring is here,
Tender buds of green on ev’ry bough,
Open near,
Gray and gloomy skies are growing bright,
Warm and blue,
All the world is full of joy and light,
Life is born anew.

Spring has come, Spring has come,
Sing with delight, for the Spring has come,
Give Him praise, glad songs raise,
Hail the golden days!
Spring has come, Spring has come,
Sing with delight, for the Spring has come,
Darkness past, light at last,
Spring has come.

2 Soon the groves will ring with birds-notes sweet,
All day long,
Each returning sign of Spring they’ll greet
With their song,
Barren hill and field will brightly glow
With fair flow’rs,
Warm and fragrant winds will softly blow,
Bringing sunny hours. [Refrain]

3 So from all the storm and stress of life
Joys arise,
After weary hours of toil and strife,
Smiling skies,
After all the fear and doubt of night,
Faith made strong,
After dark’ning clouds, the Easter light,
Then the victor-song. [Refrain]

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #238

Author: Edith Sandford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Winter's stormy days are over now
Title: Spring Has Come
Author: Edith Sandford Tillotson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Spring has come, Spring has come
Publication Date: 1919
Copyright: Public Domain


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