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In the Bulb There Is a Flower (Hymn of Promise)

In the bulb there is a flower;
in the seed, an apple tree;
in cocoons, a hidden promise:
butterflies will soon be free!
In the cold and snow of winter 
there's a spring that waits to be, 
unrevealed until its season, 
something God alone can see.

There's a song in every silence, 
seeking word and melody;
there's a dawn in every darkness 
bringing hope to you and me.
From the past will come the future;
what it holds, a mystery,
unrevealed until its season, 
something God alone can see.

In our end is our beginning;
in our time, infinity;
in our doubt there is believing; 
in our life, eternity.
In our death, a resurrection;
at the last, a victory,
unrevealed until its season, 
something God alone can see.

Natalie Sleeth
Words © 1986 Hope Publishing Company

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Product Code: 898, 8020

Collections: 100 Top Hope Hymns|Hymn Sampler Eighty Nine|Worship & Rejoice

Scriptural Reference: 1 Corinthians 15:51; Eccesliastes 3:1-8; Genesis 1:14; John 12:24; Psalms 1:3, 30:5

Theme: Church - Final Victory, Creation, Death and Beyond, Funeral & Memorial, God - Mystery, Music & Singing, Nature, Promise, Promise & Hope, Resurrection

Author(s): Sleeth, Natalie (More Hymns | Biography)

Suggested Hymn Tune: PROMISE - Sleeth, Natalie (More Hymns | Biography)

Poetic Meter: 8 7. 8 7 D

Date Uploaded: Wed Jun 17 11:43:04 2009

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