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Refreshing Showers (Nashville) 64

The Sacred Harp, 2012 Revised Cooper Edition

Composer: Alexander Johnson, 1821
Alto: Wilson Marion Cooper, 1902
Poet: The Christians Duty, 1801
Meter: Common Particular Meter (8,8,6,8,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
The Lord into His garden come,
The spices yield a rich perfume,
The lilies grow and thrive;
Refreshing show’rs of grace divine,
From Jesus flow to ev’ry vine,
Which makes the dead revive.

The Lord into his Garden come,, Stanza 1
O that this dry and barren ground,
In springs of water may abound,
A fruitful soil become;
The desert blossoms as the rose,
While Jesus conquers all His foes,
And makes His people one.

The Lord into his Garden come,, Stanza 2