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I have blessings new, like the morning dew

I have blessings new, like the morning dew

Author: William C. Poole
Tune: [I have blessings new, like the morning dew]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I have blessings new, like the morning dew,
In the way that I walk with my Lord,
And I find each day light upon my way
As I walk in the light of His word.

Refrain:
In the way, with Him—
In the way, with Him—
Blessings new, like the dew,
Fall around me ev’ry day,
In the way with Him.

2 Thro’ the darkest night I’ve a shining light
In the way that He leadeth me on,
And the shadows dim are so bright in Him
Till the night, with its shadows, is gone. [Refrain]

3 In the heat of day, in the Master’s way,
He refreshes my soul at the spring
That is never dry, for my Lord is nigh
And He shelters me there with His wing. [Refrain]

4 When the fight is long ‘gainst the hosts of wrong,
Still I know He will give victory,
So I’ll march along singing vict’ry’s song
In the way that my Lord walks with me. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Help: for the Sunday school, evangelistic and church services #138

Author: William C. Poole

William C. Poole was born and raised on a farm in Maryland. His parents belonged to the Methodist church. He graduated from Washington College and became a Methodist minister in Wilmington, Delaware area. He was pastor of McCabe Memorial, Richardson Park and other churches. In 1913 he was superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of Delaware. He wrote about five hundred hymns. The writing was done as recreation and a diversion from his pastoral work. His goal in writing as well as in being a minister was to help people. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I have blessings new, like the morning dew
Author: William C. Poole
Refrain First Line: In the way, with him

Timeline

Instances

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Hymns of Blessing for the Living Church #90

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Progressive Sunday School Songs #222

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Songs of Help #138

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