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Jesus is always at hand

Jesus is always at hand

Author: Neal A. McAulay
Tune: [Jesus is always at hand]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus is always at hand,
My footsteps to guide in the way;
He helps me in sadness,
He fills me with gladness,
His word is my comfort and stay.

Refrain:
Jesus is always at hand,
By faith in His merits I stand;
O the riches of grace I behold in His face,
For Jesus is always at hand.

2 Jesus is always at hand,
To help me life’s burdens to bear;
His love is my treasure,
His service my pleasure,
How sweet His protection to share. [Refrain]

3 Jesus is always at hand,
When sorrow would darken my soul;
His crimson oblation
Brings sweet consolation,
And makes my poor wounded heart whole. [Refrain]

4 Jesus is always at hand,
Till homeward my soul takes its flight;
He’ll guide me to glory,
Where love’s sweetest story
I’ll sing in the mansions of light. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #37

Author: Neal A. McAulay

McAulay, Neal A. (Nova Scotia, March, 1854--?). Born of Scottish parents "in the English town of Nova Scotia." At age 21 he moved to Boston and from there to Portland, Maine, in 1876. Converted in 1877; went to Chicago in 1882, and entered McCormick Theological Seminary in 1883 (B.D., 1886). Pastorates in Presbyterian churches in Wilton, Iowa (1886-1907) and Lyons, Louisiana (1907-?). In 1889 began writing gospel hymns. --Gabriel, Charles H. (1916). Singers and Their Songs. Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus is always at hand
Author: Neal A. McAulay

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Carmina Sacra #d88

Enduring Hymns #d110

Glory Songs #d114

Gospel Bells #d110

Songs of Redemption #d51

TextAudioPage Scan

The King of Kings #37

The King's Praise ... a General Purpose Song Book #d97

Wonder Hymns of Faith #d98

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