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All Alone

On Mount Olive's sacred brow Jesus spent the night in prayer

Author: G. T. Byrd
Tune: [On Mount Olive's sacred brow]
Published in 18 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 On Mount Olive’s sacred brow
Jesus spent the night in pray’r,
He's the pattern for us all, all alone,
If we’ll only steal away
In some portion of the day,
We will find it always pays to be alone.

Refrain:
There are times I’d like to be
All alone with Christ my Lord,
I can tell Him of my troubles all alone.

2 There are times I’d like to be
With the sanctified and blest,
There are times I like to be all alone,
God can always grace impart,
To my weary, saddened heart,
There are times I'd like to be just all alone. [Refrain]

3 There are days to fast and pray
For the pilgrim in his way,
There are days to be with Christ all alone,
We can tell Him all our grief,
He will give us quick relief,
There are times I'd like to be just all alone. [Refrain]

4 When a heart is broken up
With the tearful, lonesome cup,
Then’s the time to go to Christ all alone,
In our blessed Lord divine,
There is peace and joy sublime,
When we take our sorrows all to Him alone. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #78

Author: G. T. Byrd

George Thomas Byrd was born on Ap­ril 16, 1871 in Har­al­son Coun­ty, Georg­ia. He was a Meth­od­ist min­is­ter, and la­ter a bishop in the Meth­odi­st Hol­ston Con­fer­ence, liv­ing in Day­ton, Ten­nes­see. He died on Oc­to­ber 13, 1950. His works include: Living Songs of Faith and Hope (Day­ton, Ten­nes­see: G. T. Byrd, 1940) See more at http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/y/r/byrd_gt.htm Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: On Mount Olive's sacred brow Jesus spent the night in prayer
Title: All Alone
Author: G. T. Byrd
Refrain First Line: There are days, I'd like to be all alone with Christ
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)

Best of All #d102

Chimes of Glory No. 3 #d61

Church Hymnal #227

Favorite Songs #d110

Latter Rain Revival #d91

Living Songs of Faith and Hope #d133

New Songs of Inspiration No. 4 #d180

Quartet Song Book No. 3 #d59

Quartet Song Book No. 4 #d70

Songs of Pentecostal Power #d96

Songs of Pentecostal Power, Complete #d157

Songs of Spiritual Power #d119

TextAudioPage Scan

Soul Inspiring Songs #78

Spiritual Evangel #d128

Timely Songs for Church, Singing School and Conventions #d72

Vocal Gems #d86

Windows of Heaven No.7 #d68

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