The narrow way

I storm the gate of strife

Author: Joseph McCreery
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Joseph McCreery

McCreery, Joseph. (Brutus, New York, April 8, 1814--December 2, Elgin, Illinois). His father was a Methodist preacher. He was married to Sidney Barnes. He graduated from the Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, and taught school for several years. He was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1849 and served in that church from 1847-1858. He joined the Illinois Conference of the newly organized Free Methodist Church in 1865, and was appointed to the Marengo circuit. He left the active ministry in 1869. He was a writer, poet, and composer. For a while he, with a brother, edited a political paper in New York City, named The Plebian. His "A Lament for Ichabod Crane" appeared in the first volume of the New York Tribune. Two o… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I storm the gate of strife
Title: The narrow way
Author: Joseph McCreery
Refrain First Line: I take the narrow way



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Banner Hymns (1st ed) #d68
Free Methodist Hymnal #d267
Holiness to the Lord #d69
Spiritual Songs and Hymns for Pilgrims. New Church ed. #d75
The Highway Hymnal: a choice collection of popular hymns and music, new and old. Arranged for the work in camp, convention, church and home #223Page Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #850Page Scan
The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d239
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