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My path is dark, Lord, very dark

My path is dark, Lord, very dark

Author: Theodore Hyatt
Tune: [My path is dark, Lord, very dark]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 My path is dark, Lord, very dark,
No ray of light illumes my way;
A sweet voice whispers, Sad one, hark,
Oh, hear the blest Redeemer say:

I am the light, I am the light,
Oh, walk in the light, oh, walk in the light, oh, walk in the light,
Then visions of bliss will break on thy sight,
Break, break, break on sight;
And the path I shall lead will ever be bright,
Ever, yes, ever be bright.

2 I’m burden’d, Lord, and sore oppress’d,
I f faint beneath the heavy load;
But Jesus says, In Me find rest;
For all along the weary road,

I am the light, I am the light,
Oh, walk in the light, oh, walk in the light, oh, walk in the light,
Then visions of bliss will break on thy sight,
Break, break, break on sight;
And the path I shall lead will ever be bright,
Ever, yes, ever be bright.

3 I’m vile, Lord, very, very vile,
And sin assails with mighty power;
A whisper comes, a heavenly smile,
I’ll cleanse thy heart this very hour.

I am the light, I am the light,
Oh, walk in the light, oh, walk in the light, oh, walk in the light,
Then visions of bliss will break on thy sight,
Break, break, break on sight;
And the path I shall lead will ever be bright,
Ever, yes, ever be bright.

4 I come, dear Lord, with ev’ry cloud,—
My burdens all to thee I bring,
And cast my sins, with praises loud,
On him whose wondrous grace I sing.

Thou art the light! thou art the light!
Forever, dear Jesus, I’ll walk in this light:
Lo, visions of bliss now break on my sight,
It is glory, all glory, my pathway is bright,
Ever, yes, ever is bright.

Source: The Helper in Sacred Song: for Sunday-schools, churches, and devotional services #35

Author: Theodore Hyatt

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Text Information

First Line: My path is dark, Lord, very dark
Author: Theodore Hyatt
Refrain First Line: I am the light

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