Like the man of Galilee

The mourners left weeping

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [The mourners left weeping]
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 The mourners left weeping,
And turned their sorrow into song
When Jesus the Saviour
Had passed their way along.

I want to be like the man of Galilee,
Humble and lowly, a true Friend to man,
And best of all should I ever hear His call,
Gladly will I answer “I’ll do the very best I can.”

2 For His heart was always
Attuned to perfect sympathy,
In other’s dark moments
I pray that mine may be. [Refrain]

3 More like Him! O grant me
This boon that those I meet may see
That daily I’m living
With Christ of Galilee. [Refrain]

4 More like Him! That others
May find in mine at least a trace
Of glory reflected
From my dear Saviour’s face. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #169

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

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First Line: The mourners left weeping
Title: Like the man of Galilee
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: I want to be like the man of Galilee



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