CLOUD OF GLADNESS

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CLOUD OF GLADNESS

Scripture: Revelation 1:7

Key: Db

Time Signature: 4/4

 

Hymn Status: Partnership (An agreement between the hymn writer and R.J. Stevens Music, LLC.)

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1. The hymn writer does not want this hymn and its arrangement altered in any way.
2. The hymn writer does not want this hymn accompanied with instrumental music.
Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16


Lyrics

Verse 1: There are clouds that come in springtime Bringing showers fresh and clean; Making flowers show their beauty, Making ev’ry meadow green. There are stormclouds dark and angry, Often making man afraid; Other clouds seem but to tell me, “Rest you here within my shade.”
Verse 2: There are clouds that reach the heavens, Far away out in the west; Standing high in flaming slendor While the sun lies down to rest. Clouds aglow so oft have shown me Golden paths that span the sea; Are they like the path that leads me When my Savior calls for me?
Verse 3: No, but there’s a cloud up yonder, Cloud like none that man has known, One to bear my Savior downward When He comes to take me home; Then I’ll bend my knee with others, And my soul will surely cry, “Cloud of Gladness, Awesome Shadow!” Shade me some day by and by.

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