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Sitting By the Way Side

Sitting by the wayside, sinful, weak and blind

Author: W. O. Cushing
Tune: [Sitting by the wayside, sinful, weak and blind]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: W. O. Cushing

Rv William Orcutt Cushing USA 1823-1902. Born at Hingham, MA, he read the Bible as a teenager and became a follower of the Orthodox Christian school of thought. At age 18 he decided to become a minister, following in his parents theology. His first pastorate was at the Christian Church, Searsburg, NY. He married Hena Proper in 1854. She was a great help to him throughout his ministry. He ministered at several NY locations over the years, including Searsburg, Auburn, Brookley, Buffalo, and Sparta. Hena died in 1870, and he returned to Searsburg, again serving as pastor there. Working diligently with the Sunday school, he was dearly beloved by young and old. Soon after, he developed a creeping paralysis that caused him to lose his… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sitting by the wayside, sinful, weak and blind
Title: Sitting By the Way Side
Author: W. O. Cushing
Language: English
Refrain First Line: No one knows my sorrow, no one cares for me
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Sacred Songs and Solos #569

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Welcome Tidings #84

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Winnowed Songs for Sunday Schools #160

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