Scripture Verse

The power of the Highest shall overshadow thee. Luke 1:35

Introduction

Words: Ca­ro­line S. Al­den, in Truth in Song (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Cla­ra H. Scott, 1896), num­ber 66.

Music: Lom­bok Cla­ra H. Scott, 1896 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Al­den (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), or a bet­ter one of Scott, would you ?

portrait
Clara H. Scott
(1841–1897)

Lyrics

Overshadowed with Thy glory!
O, Thou Highest, Holiest One!
Let us breathe this wondrous story
In the depth of sweetest song.
Overshadowed with Thy glory,
Sing, oh, sing this sweetest song.