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God's Way Is Always Best

In humble faith at Jesus' feet

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [In humble faith at Jesus' feet]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In humble faith at Jesus’ feet,
Oh, may I learn a lesson sweet,
That whether sun or rain I see,
God’s way is always best for me.

God’s way is best for you, for me;
Oh, may we all more trustful be,
Until, beyond the parting sea,
I’ll sing, God’s way was best for me.

2 His way may lead through sunny vales,
O’er rocky steeps, ’mid stormy gales;
The truest course His eye can see;
God’s way is always best for me. [Refrain]

3 He never bids me go alone;
His loving arms around me thrown,
My guide, my keeper He will be;
God’s way is always best for me. [Refrain]

4 So, step by step in faith and love,
I’ll walk the path that leads above:
Till day shall break, and shadows flee,
God’s way is always best for me. [Refrain]

The Gospel in Song, 1926 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In humble faith at Jesus' feet
Title: God's Way Is Always Best
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: God's way is best



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Timeless Truths #759

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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