I Have Pitched My Tent By the Cross

Author: Rev. 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 >

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First Line: Everywhere I go there is grief and woe
Title: I Have Pitched My Tent By the Cross
Author: Rev. Alfred Barratt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I have pitched my tent by the Savior's cross
Publication Date: 1942
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1942.

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