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The light of his wonderful love

I am living each day as I journey below

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [I am living each day as I journey below]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I am living each day as I journey below,
In the glory He sends from above,
He spreads o’er my path like a mantle of snow,
The light of His wonderful love.

Refrain:
In the light of His wonderful love,
As it shines from the throne just above,
‘Tis the old gospel story
Of Christ and of glory—
This light of His wonderful love.

2 When the shadows of time with their trouble and gloom,
Would my heavenly vision remove,
Then forth from His presence, resplendent there shines,
The light of His wonderful love. [Refrain]

3 And when I shall cross to the land of the blest,
E’en in death His great care He shall prove,
I’ll pillow my head on the Savior and rest
In the light of His wonderful love. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns No.2 #146

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am living each day as I journey below
Title: The light of his wonderful love
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: In the light of his wonderful love

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Great Revival Hymns #72

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Great Revival Hymns No.2 #146

Hymns for His Praise No. 2. Rev. ed. #d45

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