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The Pathway of Life

I've a Guide, though the way be long

Author: Thomas P. Westendorf
Tune: [I've a guide, though the way be long]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’ve a guide, tho’ the way be long,
I’ve a friend, tho’ the world be cold;
There’s an arm that I know is strong,
That safe to my own doth hold.

He will show me the pathway of life,
Leading up to a fullness of joy
At the right hand of the throne,
When this dreary life is done
Not a care shall my peace destroy.

2 Thro’ the cloudland of hope I see
Beaming straight from the throne of grace
Mercy’s star, and it brings to me
All the light of His holy face. [Refrain]

3 Not a doubt does my fond heart know,
Not a fear lingers in my breast,
Trusting still in His love I go
On my way to that home of rest. [Refrain]

Source: The Great Awakening: a choice collection of new and standard gospel songs #88

Author: Thomas P. Westendorf

b. 1848, Bowling Green, VA; d. 1923, Chicago, IL; composer Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I've a Guide, though the way be long
Title: The Pathway of Life
Author: Thomas P. Westendorf
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He will show me the pathway of life
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Royal Praise for the Sunday School #71

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The Great Awakening #88

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The Y.M.C.A. Praise Book #108

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