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161. Stepping In the Light

1 Trying to walk in the steps of the Savior,
Trying to follow our Savior and King;
Shaping our lives by His blessed example,
Happy, how happy, the songs that we bring.

Chorus:
How beautiful to walk in the steps of the Savior,
Stepping in the light,
Stepping in the light;
How beautiful to walk in the steps of the Savior,
Led in paths of light.

2 Pressing more closely to Him who is leading,
When we are tempted to turn from the way;
Trusting the arm that is strong to defend us,
Happy, how happy, our praises each day. [Chorus]

3 Walking in footsteps of gentle forbearance,
Footsteps of faithfulness, mercy and love;
Looking to Him for the grace freely promised,
Happy, how happy, our journey above! [Chorus]

4 Trying to walk in the steps of the Savior,
Upward, still upward, we'll follow our Guide;
When we shall see Him, “the King in His beauty,”
Happy, how happy, our place at His side! [Chorus]

Source: Worship and Service Hymnal: For Church, Scho

Text Information
First Line: Trying to walk in the steps of the Savior
Title: Stepping In the Light
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Publication Date: 1960
Topic: Aspiration; Children; Guidance (1 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: How beautiful to walk in the steps of the Savior
Tune Information
Name: [Trying to walk in the steps of the Savior]
Composer: Wm. J. Kirkpatrick
Key: D♭ Major



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