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Walking the Path He Trod

How could I hope to cross life's plain

Author: B. E. W.
Tune: [How could I hope to cross life's plain]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 How could I hope to cross life’s plain
Without a grief or care?
Then help me suffer, nor complain,
However I may fare.

I can but cling, my Lord, to thee,
Tho’ waves of trouble roll;
While crossing o’er life’s raging sea,
Preserve my helpless soul.

2 How could I walk the path he trod
And not be tempted, too?
I’ll walk the way that leads to God,
My courage he’ll renew. [Refrain]

3 Must I suppose no clouds will rise
To shade my mortal sky?
For grace to trust, my spirit cries,
Until the shadows fly. [Refrain]

4 I could not do for Christ, my Lord,
What he has done for me;
But I can suffer for his sake,
And bear it patiently. [Refrain]

5 Help me believe and trust thee more
For strength and victory;
I view thy blessings o’er and o’er,
And can but happy be. [Refrain]

Source: Truth in Song: for General Gospel Work #147

Author: B. E. W.

Barney Elliott Warren was an American Christian hymnwriter and minister. See more in Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How could I hope to cross life's plain
Title: Walking the Path He Trod
Author: B. E. W.
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I can but cling, my Lord, to thee


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Truth in Song #147

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