733. My life flows on in endless song

1 My life flows on in endless song
above earth's lamentation:
I catch the sweet, though far-off hymn
that sings a new creation.

Refrain:
No storm can shake my inmost calm
while to that Rock I'm clinging;
since love is Lord of heaven and earth,
how can I keep from singing?

2 Through all the tumult and the strife
I hear that music ringing;
it finds an echo in my soul;
how can I keep from singing? [Refrain]

3 What though my joys and comforts die?
The Lord my Saviour liveth!
What though the darkness round me close?
Songs in the night he giveth. [Refrain]

4 The peace of Christ makes fresh my heart,
a fountain ever springing.
All things are mine since I am his!
How can I keep from singing? [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: My life flows on in endless song
Author: Robert Lowry (1826-1899)
Author: Doris Plenn (fl. 1956)
Refrain First Line: No storm can shake my inmost calm
Meter: 87 87 and refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Assurance; Children and All-Age Worship; Conflict (4 more...)
Source: After an early Quaker song
Tune Information
Name: HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING
Meter: 87 87 and refrain
Key: F Major
Source: American traditional melody arranged by Compilers of Common Ground, 1998
Copyright: Arrangement: © Church of Scotland Mission and Discipleship Council, 121 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4YN



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