MobileHymns LogoHome
previous hymn in this section Large print Hymn Information All songs on this topic next hymn in this section
Learn more about Mobile Hymns for Android Get it free on Google Play

Hymn christ#215

Words by William B. Tappan, Gems of Sacred Poetry 1822
Tune: OLIVE’S BROW by William Batchelder Bradbury, 1853
Key signature: A flat major (4 flats)
Public Domain
1. ‘Tis midnight, and on Olive’s brow The star is dimmed that lately shone; ‘Tis midnight, in the garden now The suffering Savior prays alone.

Back to Top

previous hymn in this section Large print Hymn Information All songs on this topic next hymn in this section

Hymn Text and Information

‘Tis Midnight, and on Olive’s Brow

Words by William B. Tappan, Gems of Sacred Poetry 1822

Tune: OLIVE’S BROW by William Batchelder Bradbury, 1853

Key signature: A flat major (4 flats)

Public Domain

1. ‘Tis midnight, and on Olive’s brow The star is dimmed that lately shone; ‘Tis midnight, in the garden now The suffering Savior prays alone.

2. ‘Tis midnight, and from all removed Emmanuel wrestles lone with fears E’en the disciple whom He loved Heeds not his Master’s grief and tears.

3. ‘Tis midnight, and for others’ guilt The Man of Sorrows weeps in blood; Yet He who hath in anguish knelt Is not forsaken by His God.

4. ‘Tis midnight, and from ether plains Is borne the song that angels know; Unheard by mortals are the strains That sweetly soothe the Savior’s woe.

Back to Top

previous hymn in this section Large print Hymn Information All songs on this topic next hymn in this section

Mobile Hymns Logo About Mobile Hymns Sovereignty and Supremacy Christmas Carols Person and Work of Christ Invitation and Evangelization Christian Life Protection and Comfort Praise and Thanksgiving
Created by NGC Development, 2019