I journey along mid the trials of life

I journey along mid the trials of life

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Tune: [I journey along mid the trials of life]
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1 I journey along ‘mid the trials of life,
Rejoicing wherever I go;
Since Jesus has promised me peace in all strife,
His joy is the portion I know.

If I may but see Him, if I may but see Him,
I care not how dark it may be;
No danger shall harm me, no shadows alarm me,
If Jesus my Lord I may see!

2 The valley of shadow, though lonely and deep,
Shall never have terrors for me,
For if He is with me to comfort and keep,
His face will be glory for me. [Refrain]

3 His presence will cheer me, His staff and His rod,
On Him in sweet trust I will lean;
Forgetting all shadow, I’ll look on my God,
And know what true glory can mean. [Refrain]

4 When shadows are lifted and mists rolled away,
Unhindered my vision shall be,
For glory untold in the city of day,
In His shining face I shall see. [Refrain]

Source: Revival Hymns: a Collection of New and Standard Hymns for Gospel and social meetings, Sunday schools and Young People's Societies #16

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) See also Mrs. Frank A. Breck. Go to person page >

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First Line: I journey along mid the trials of life
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Refrain First Line: If I may but see him
Copyright: Public Domain


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