A dear friend of mine was recently humming a tune. I queried, “What are you singing?” to which they replied, “Showers of Blessings.”
Hmmmm… Immediately, I had questions running through my head. Not that I haven’t sung the hymn many times, but my perspective of hymnody has changed pretty radically over the last few years. The post on Beulah Land, just a few days ago, should be evidence enough.
Here are the lyrics to There Shall Be Showers of Blessings,
- There shall be showers of blessing:
This is the promise of love;
There shall be seasons refreshing,
Sent from the Savior above.
Showers of blessing,
Showers of blessing we need:
Mercy-drops round us are falling,
But for the showers we plead.
- There shall be showers of blessing,
Precious reviving again;
Over the hills and the valleys,
Sound of abundance of rain.
- There shall be showers of blessing;
Send them upon us, O Lord;
Grant to us now a refreshing,
Come, and now honor Thy Word. Continue reading “There Shall Be Showers of Blessing… Really?!?”