Steady and True

Steady and true in the upward way

Author: Katherine A. Grimes
Tune: [Steady and true in the upward way]
Published in 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Steady and true, in the upward way,
Never to falter, or faint, or fear;
So would I travel from day to day,
Knowing my Lord is near.

Steady and true as the stars that shine,
So would I keep this heart of mine,
Fit for a gift to my Lord divine;
Steady, steady and true.

2 Steady and true thro’ the sunny days,
Helping my brother to rise and smile;
Scattering joy in some lonely way,
Cheering some heart the while. [Refrain]

3 Steady and true when the darkness falls,
Following Christ as my beacon light;
Keeping the path where His dear voice calls,
Whether ‘tis noon or night. [Refrain]

Source: Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #151

Author: Katherine A. Grimes

Born: April 26, 1877, Argentine, Michigan. Died: September 3, 1967, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Buried: Calvary Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Grimes was the first child of Stephen and Ada Potter Atherton, and had seven brothers. In 1900, she married broom maker Elliot Grant Grimes in Vernon, Michigan. She had a stepdaughter, Corabelle Grimes Shorden, one son, Leon Elliot Grimes, and an adopted daughter, Mary Patricia Green Jacobs. She became a writer at an early age, and worked as an editor for the Southern Agriculturist magazine in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to writing, she was an accomplished pianist and a music teacher. In 1920, she and her son Leon worked for Dr. William Fewkes of the Smithsonian Institute, exploring the A… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Steady and true in the upward way
Title: Steady and True
Author: Katherine A. Grimes
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Steady and true as the stars that shine
Copyright: Public Domain



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