The man of Galilee

I am on a shining pathway

Author: John H. Lozier
Tune: [I am on a shining pathway]
Published in 43 hymnals

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1 I am on the shining pathway,
Adown life’s short’ning years,
And my heart hath known its sorrows,
Mine eyes have seen their tears;
But I saw those shadows flee,
And the shining light I see,
While I’m trusting in the merit
Of the Man of Galilee.

2 My soul has had its conflicts
With mighty hosts of sin;
With deadly foes without me,
And deadlier foes within;
But I saw those legions flee,
And my soul found victory,
When I trusted in the merit
Of the Man of Galilee.

3 I am coming near the city
My Saviour’s hands have piled,
And I know my Father’s waiting
To welcome home His child;
For unworthy tho’ I be,
He will find a place for me,
For He is the King of glory—
The Man of Galilee.

Source: Uplifting Songs #68

Author: John H. Lozier

John Hogarth Lozier, 37th Indiana Infantry. He served from Oct. 1, 1861, to Oct. 27, 1864. He was active in the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) after the war and rose to the rank of first chaplain. During the war he was known as “the Fighting Chaplain” and received special mention for conspicuous bravery at the battle of Stones River in Tennessee Dec. 31, 1862, to Jan. 2, 1863. He obtained national celebrity during the war, using his own compositions that were full of patriotism and inspiration. He later composed the hymn “The Man of Gallilee.” Lozier died at his home in Mount Vernon, Iowa, on Aug. 5, 1907, at age 78. He was graduate of DePauw University in Indiana, a Methodist college. He was a Methodist Episcopal minister for 25… Go to person page >

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First Line: I am on a shining pathway
Title: The man of Galilee
Author: John H. Lozier

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