For Many, Many Years

Night and day for many, many years

Author: Charles Walker Ray
Tune: [Night and day for many, many years]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Night and day for many, many years,
Jesus called me in His tender love;
And His voice seemed burdened with His tears,
As He sought me from His Home above.

O His love, ‘tis wilder than the sea,
Tireless as the mighty ocean wave;
O how could He love and follow me,
And how care the wanderer to save.

2 Night and day for many, many years,
Jesus sought me through the desert wild;
And His voice yet lingers in my ears,
Like a mother’s with her wayward child. [Refrain]

3 Night and day for many, many years,
I have heard that tender voice divine,
Whisp’ring through my haunting doubts and fears,
“Weary, helpless wanderer, be Mine.” [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 3 #51

Author: Charles Walker Ray

Rv Charles Walker Ray DD USA 1832-1917. Born at Otselic, NY, he became a Baptist minister. He was educated at Hamlton College, Clinton, NY. He earned his doctorate from Monongahela College, Jefferson, PA. That school closed in 1894. He pastored at North Stonington, CT, for a number of years. He also served at Plymouth, NY. He married Julia Tracy Sheffield, and they had a son, Arthur. He wrote a number of books and song books: “Grace Vernon Bussell, the heroine of western Australia” (1878); “Spicy breezes” (1883); “The day school crown” (1892); “The revival helper: a collection of songs for Christian work and worship” (1893); “Bright blossoms of song” (1895); “Zion’s delight” (1901); “The song of songs… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Night and day for many, many years
Title: For Many, Many Years
Author: Charles Walker Ray
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O his love, 'tis wider than the sea
Copyright: Public Domain



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