Be Thou My Helper

Be Thou my helper on life's lonely road

Author: Alfred Barratt
Tune: [Be Thou my helper on life's lonely road]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Alfred Barratt

Barratt, Alfred. (New Springs, Wigan, Lancashire, England, October 25, 1879--December, 1968). Coming to the United States as a young man, he studied at Gordon College, Massachusetts, and Newton Theological Seminary, Mass. He was ordained in December, 1913, by the Baptists in Connecticut, then by the Wheeling WV Presbytery, Presbyterian Church in the USA, in 1924. He was pastor of Dallas, West Virginia, then of a series of churches in the Presbytery of Clarion, Pennsylvania. In 1937 he was awarded the Doctor of Literature degree by Bob Jones College. On November 26, 1962, he wrote the undersigned: "For 39 long years I have labored hard and steady writing sermons, children's story sermons, and hymns. Up to the present day I have written 4,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Be Thou my helper on life's lonely road
Title: Be Thou My Helper
Author: Alfred Barratt
Refrain First Line: Be Thou my helper in this dreary land
Publication Date: 1953
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1953.



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