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The beautiful way

There's a way that is narrow and straight

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Tune: [There's a way that is narrow and straight]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a way that is narrow and straight,
And it leads to the regions of day;
There is room for the small and the great,
Will you walk in that beautiful way?

Refrain:
Will you walk in that beautiful, beautiful way?
O it leads to the regions of day;
Will you walk in that beautiful, beautiful way,
In that beautiful, beautiful way?

2 There’s a way where the sojourner’s feet,
If they follow its path cannot stray;
There the Savior your coming will greet,
Will you walk in that beautiful way? [Refrain]

3 There’s a way where the faithful have trod,
Who are now in celestial array,
It will lead to the city of God,
Will you walk in that beautiful way? [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.3 #39

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Rv Eden Reeder Latta USA 1839-1915. Born at Haw Patch, IN, the son of a Methodist minister, (also a boyhood friend of hymn writer Willam A Ogden) he became a school teacher. During the American Civil War he preached for the Manchester Methodist Church and other congregations (possibly as a circuit rider filling empty pulpits). In 1863 he married Mary Elizabeth Wright, and they had five children: Arthur, Robert, Jennie, two others. He taught for the public schools of Manchester, and later Colesburg, IA. He moved to Guttenberg, IA, in the 1890s, and continued writing song lyrics for several major gospel composers, including William Ogden, James McGranahan, James Fillmore, and Edmund Lorenz. He wrote 1600+ songs and hymns, many being wi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a way that is narrow and straight
Title: The beautiful way
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Refrain First Line: Will you walk in that beautiful, beautiful way
Copyright: Public Domain

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Triumphant Songs No.3 #39

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