In the march of life through

In the march of life through

Author: William F. Sherwin
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the march of life, thro' the toil and strife
Of the winding path before us,
We have naught to fear with a Saviour near,
And his banner waving o'er us.
If the tempest rise in the dark'ning skies,
We will yield to no repining;
Tho' the storm roar loud, thro' the rifted cloud
There's a golden sunbeam shining.

Refrain:
In the march of life, thro' the toil and strife
Of the winding path before us,
We have naught to fear with a Saviour near,
And his banner waving o'er us.

2 In the Christian race if we take our place,
We may run and weary never;
Daily pressing on till the goal be won,
Unto Jesus looking ever.
Casting all our care on the Lord by prayer,
He will keep our feet from falling;
We will sure obtain, nor have run in vain
For the prize of God's high calling. [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #104

Author: William F. Sherwin

Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain th… Go to person page >

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First Line: In the march of life through
Author: William F. Sherwin

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Calvary Songs #104

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Chautauqua Carols: a collection of favorite songs suitable for all Sunday School services #28

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Precious Hymns #375

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Song Worship for Sunday Schools #150

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Songs of Grace and Glory #75

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The Service of Praise #70

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