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Through all this life's eventful road

Through all this life's eventful road

Author: William Gaskell
Published in 10 hymnals

Full Text

Through all this life’s eventful road,
Fain would I walk with Thee, my God,
And make Thy presence light around,
And every step on holy ground.

Each blessing would I trace to Thee,
In every grief Thy mercy see;
And through the paths of duty move,
Conscious of Thine encircling love.

And when the angel Death stands by,
Be this my strength, that Thou art nigh;
And this my joy, that I shall be
With those who dwell in light with Thee.

Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #66

Author: William Gaskell

Gaskell, William, M.A., son of Mr. William Gaskell, was born at Latchford (a suburb of Warrington, on the Cheshire side of the Mersey), 24 July, 1805. He was educated at Manchester New College and at the University of Glasgow, where he graduated M.A. in 1825. In 1828 he became co-pastor with the Rev. J. G. Robberds at Cross Street Unitarian Chapel, Manchester, a position he held until his death. Mr. Gaskell was a man of cultivated mind and considerable literary ability. His publications include Lectures on the Lancashire Dialect, 1853, a small volume of Temperance Rhymes, 1839, and various theological works. In 1832 he married Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson, who afterwards attained celebrity as the authoress of Mary Barton, and of other popul… Go to person page >

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First Line: Through all this life's eventful road
Author: William Gaskell



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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #66Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #66Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d739
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #557Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #561Page Scan
National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #22Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #716Page Scan
The Endeavor Hymnal: for Young People's Societies, Sunday Schools and Church Prayer Meetings #198Page Scan
The Gospel Hymnal #d637
The Plymouth Hymnal #d550