Along the Silent Path

Along the silent path

Author: M. B. C. Slade
Tune: [Along the silent path]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Along the silent path
By viewless spirits trod,
Another little traveler
Hath gone to be with God.

Refrain:
Bid us, O Lord, to go,
Or bid us here to stay;
We’ll walk with Thee while here below,
Or up the silent way.

2 Gone up from human love
To higher love and care;
From pain below to peace above,
In mansions, oh, so fair! [Refrain]

3 Attune our hearts, O Lord,
Though they with sorrow swell,
To say this meek, submissive word—
“Thou doest all things well.” [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: M. B. C. Slade

Mary Bridges Canady Slade USA 1826-1882. Born in Fall River, MA, she was well-educated and became a minister's wife, teacher, and poet. She was assistant editor of The New England Journal of Education. She also authored hymns, Sunday school materials and books on education, primarily used for training teachers. She authored a children's magazine, “Wide-awake”. She and her husband were active in the underground railroad (helping slaves achieve their freedom). She spent her whole life living in the same town. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Along the silent path
Title: Along the Silent Path
Author: M. B. C. Slade
Meter: 6.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Timeless Truths #817

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