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Brighter and brighter the way is growing

Brighter and brighter the way is growing

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Brighter and brighter the way is growing]
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Brighter and brighter the way is growing—
We will journey on;
Purer and clearer the streams are flowing—
We will journey on;
Streams that in peaceful murmurs glide,
Fed by a fountain deep and wide—
Cheered by their voice on every side,
We will journey on, we will journey on.

2 Brighter and brighter our hope is shining—
We will journey on;
Closer and closer our hearts are twining—
We will journey on;
Only a while we pause to rest
Under the cross that Jesus blessed;
Wearing His name on every breast,
We will journey on, we will journey on.

3 Firm to the arm of the Savior clinging—
We will journey on;
Sweeter and sweeter our songs are ringing—
We will journey on;
What if a passing cloud arise?
What if its gloom should veil our skies?
Touched by His hand, it fades, it dies—
We will journey on, we will journey on.

4 Nearer the mansions with beauty glowing—
We will journey on;
Nearer the flowers immortal growing—
We will journey on;
Nearer the tree of life so fair,
Nearer, the heav’nly fruit to share,
Glory to God! we’ll soon be there—
We will journey on, we will journey on.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12119

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, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of Joh… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Brighter and brighter the way is growing
Author: Fanny Crosby



The Cyber Hymnal #12119
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #12119

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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