Jesus is holding my hand

Sometimes the journey is lonely and long

Author: Alfred Barratt
Tune: [Sometimes the journey is lonely and long]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Alfred Barratt

Barratt, Alfred. (New Springs, Wigan, Lancashire, England, October 25, 1879--December, 1968). Coming to the United States as a young man, he studied at Gordon College, Massachusetts, and Newton Theological Seminary, Mass. He was ordained in December, 1913, by the Baptists in Connecticut, then by the Wheeling WV Presbytery, Presbyterian Church in the USA, in 1924. He was pastor of Dallas, West Virginia, then of a series of churches in the Presbytery of Clarion, Pennsylvania. In 1937 he was awarded the Doctor of Literature degree by Bob Jones College. On November 26, 1962, he wrote the undersigned: "For 39 long years I have labored hard and steady writing sermons, children's story sermons, and hymns. Up to the present day I have written 4,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sometimes the journey is lonely and long
Title: Jesus is holding my hand
Author: Alfred Barratt
Refrain First Line: Jesus is tenderly holding my hand
Copyright: © 1928 by R. H. Cornelius



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 2 #d187
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 3 #11
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d167
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us