Follow the living Christ

Take up thy cross the Savior said, Come and my disciple be

Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Tune: ["Take up thy cross," the Savior said] (McKinney)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Take up thy cross the Savior said, Come and my disciple be
Title: Follow the living Christ
Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Refrain First Line: Follow, follow, follow every day



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Look and Live Songs #d98


Voice of Praise #234

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