Jesus comes with power to gladden

Jesus comes with power to gladden. Carrie Breck* (1855-1934).  This was published with the author’s name given as ‘Mrs Frank A. Breck’ in Songs of Praise and Salvation (The Christian Witness Co., 1902). It is often known as ‘When love shines in’, from the refrain:    When love shines in,   When love shines in,How the heart is tuned to singing,  When love shines in;  When love shines in.  The four stanzas were:  Jesus comes with pow’r to gladden, When love shines in;Ev’ry life that woe can sadden, When love shines in;Love will teach us how to pray;Love will drive the gloom away,Turn our darkness into day, When love shines in.  How the world will glow with beauty, When love shines...

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