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As time rolls on amid earth's gloom

As time rolls on amid earth's gloom

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Tune: FREEPORT (54343)
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 As time rolls on amid earth's gloom profound,
And wearing toil presents a ceaseless round,
'Tis good to have some way-marks on our road,
To cheer our hearts, and lift our thoughts to God.

2 The Sabbath to this end divinely blest,
Not only gives the body timely rest,
But by its influence helps our minds to raise
And tune our hearts to our Creator's praise.

3 Then hail the glad memorial of our King!
Let us give thanks, and join his praise to sing;
And learning now to celebrate his praise,
So shall we sing of him through endless days.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #251

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 17, 1814, Brookfield, New York. Died: March 22, 1892, Mill Grove, New York. Buried: West Ridgeway Cemetery, Me­di­na, New York. Cottrell was known as a writ­er, po­et and min­i­s­ter. A mem­ber of the Seventh-day Adventists, he served for a time on the ed­it­or­i­al com­mit­tee of The Re­view and Her­ald in Bat­tle Creek, Mi­chi­gan. As of 1857, he was liv­ing in Mill Grove, New York. --www.hymntime.com/tch Go to person page >

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First Line: As time rolls on amid earth's gloom
Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d66

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