The Lord Is With Me

I live in a land of sorrow while toiling in this earthly race

Author: Luther G. Presley
Tune: [I live in a land of sorrow]
Published in 4 hymnals

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Author: Luther G. Presley

Luther G. Presley (March 6, 1887 – December 6, 1974) was a songwriter, musician, and composer, who is best-known for writing the lyrics to the gospel song "When the Saints Go Marching In". Luther G. Presley was born on Beckett Mountain in Faulkner County, Arkansas on March 6, 1887. He studied music beginning at the age of 14, where he excelled. He soon became choir director. He wrote his first song, "Gladly Sing," when he was 17. He furthered his study in singing and music, under renowned teachers. Work Luther Presley wrote the lyrics for the gospel spiritual "When the Saints Go Marching In", in 1937, while Virgil O. Stamps composed the music and melody to the famous work. Luther Presley was inducted into the Southern Gospel Mus… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I live in a land of sorrow while toiling in this earthly race
Title: The Lord Is With Me
Author: Luther G. Presley
Source: "Harbor Bells No. 6"
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I know the Lord is with me each moment of the day
Publication Date: 1937
Copyright: Copyright, 1937, by Stamps-Baxter Music and Printing Co., in "Harbor Bells No. 6"



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Church Hymnal #72

Favorite Radio Songs #d61

Harbor Bells No. 6 #d32

Primitive Baptist Hymnal #d128

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