My way is dreary and cold

My way is dreary and cold

Author: Fannie L. Jones
Tune: [My way is dreary and cold]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My way is dreary and cold,
My heart o’er burdened with sin,
I stand outside of the fold;
But how shall I enter in.

2 O Saviour, I long to be thine;
My poor heart is clinging to thee;
For thou, I know, in the long ago
Didst lay down thy life for me.

3 I stand outside of the fold,
I gaze and fain would draw near;
But oh, my faith is so weak,
I tremble and shrink with fear.

4 I stand outside of the fold,
But light is breaking at last;
My Saviour bids me come in,—
My burden on him I cast.

5 No more by sorrow oppressed
I stand outside of the fold,
My soul is happy and blest,
Its rapture can ne’er be told.

Source: On Joyful Wing : A Book of Praise and Song #97

Author: Fannie L. Jones

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Text Information

First Line: My way is dreary and cold
Author: Fannie L. Jones
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O Savior, I long to be Thine
Copyright: Public Domain

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On Joyful Wing #97

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Temple Trio #97

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The Emory Hymnal #200

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