We've Come a Long Way

I've been in the valley and I prayed night and day

Tune: [I've been in the valley and I prayed night and day]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

Refrain:
We've come a long way, Lord,
a mighty long way,
We've come a long way, Lord,
a mighty long way.
We've borne our burdens in the heat of the day,
but we know the Lord has made the way.
We've come a long way, Lord,
a mighty long way.

1 I've been in the valley
and I prayed night and day.
I've been in the valley
and I prayed night and day.
I've been in the valley
and I prayed night and day,
And I know the Lord has made the way.
We've come a long way,
a mighty long way. [Refrain]

2 I've had hard trials
each and ev'ry day.
I've had hard trials
each and ev'ry day.
I've had hard trials
each and ev'ry day,
But I know the Lord has made the way.
We've come a long way
a mighty long way. [Refrain]

Source: Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #655

Text Information

First Line: I've been in the valley and I prayed night and day
Title: We've Come a Long Way
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We've come a long way, Lord
Publication Date: 1977
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1977.

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Instances

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Text

Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #655

The New National Baptist Hymnal #293

This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #209

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