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The Lord is my Light

Though drearisome shadows may hang o'er my way

Author: Alfred Barratt
Tune: THE LORD IS MY LIGHT (Quarles)
Published in 2 hymnals

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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: Though drearisome shadows may hang o'er my way
Title: The Lord is my Light
Author: Alfred Barratt
Source: "Boundless Love"
Refrain First Line: The Lord is my Banner, the Lord is my Light
Publication Date: 1949
Copyright: © 1949 by Stamps-Baxter Music & Printing Company in "Boundless Love." All rights reserved.



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Boundless Love #d109

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #914

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