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72. Toiling Up the Narrow Way

1 Toiling up the narrow way,
Toiling on, toiling on,
To the land of endless day,
Toiling on, toiling on;
We shall neither faint nor fear
With our Helper always near,
Though the way be dark and drear,
Toiling on, toiling on.

We will gladly sing praise to Christ our King
For the blessings of the journey day by day,
And with heart and voice in His name rejoice,
While we bravely bear the trials of the way.

2 Tho’ the journey may be long,
Toiling on, toiling on,
With a purpose true and strong,
Toiling on, toiling on;
We will never quail or cow’r
Trusting in our Leader’s pow’r,
To uphold us ev’ry hour,
Toiling on, toiling on. [Chorus]

3 When we reach the pearly gate,
Toiling on, toiling on,
Where the ransom’d for us wait,
Toiling on, toiling on
With the sav’d around the throne
We will praise the Holy One,
Who, thro’ grace, has brought us home,
Toiling on, toiling on. [Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: Toiling up the narrow way
Title: Toiling Up the Narrow Way
Author: J. H. F.
Refrain First Line: We will gladly sing praise to Christ our King
Language: English
Publication Date: 1890
Tune Information
Name: [Toiling up the narrow way]
Composer: J. H. Fillmore


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