Tread Softly

Be silent, be silent, a whisper is heard

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: TREAD SOFTLY
Published in 47 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Be silent, be silent,
A whisper is heard,
Be silent, and listen,
Oh, treasure each word!

Refrain:
Tread softly, tread softly,
The Master is here,
Tread softly, tread softly,
He bids us draw near.

2 Be silent, be silent,
For holy this place,
This altar that echoes
The message of grace. [Refrain]

3 Be silent, be silent,
Breathe humbly our prayer,
A foretaste of Eden
This moment we share. [Refrain]

4 Be silent, be silent,
His mercy record,
Be silent, be silent
And wait on the Lord. [Refrain]

Timeless Truths

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Anna C. Storey, Victoria Stuart, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Be silent, be silent, a whisper is heard
Title: Tread Softly
Author: Fanny Crosby
Meter: 6.5.6.5 D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Tread softly, tread softly, the Master is here

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6894
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Timeless Truths #104
  • Tread_Softly.pdf (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Blessed Assurance #2

Blessed Assurance #35

Text Info

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #185

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #479

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6894

The New National Baptist Hymnal #525

TextPage Scan

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #177

TextAudio

Timeless Truths #104

Include 39 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.