Hand in hand

Toiling, and often weary

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Toiling, and often weary]
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1 Toiling, and often weary,
Yet there is joy in serving Christ our King;
Leaning upon His promise,
With assurance I can sing.

So I’m singing hallelujahs!
In the cloud or in the sunshine,
Satisfied to be with Jesus
In the darkest night or in the day,
Nothing here can ever harm me,
Nor the foes of earth alarm me,
While I’m walking hand in hand
With Jesus all the way.

2 Weeping, but never murm’ring,
Thro’ all my tears I see His loving smile;
Walking, but never lonely,
He is with me all the while. [Refrain]

3 Trusting that He will bring me
Thro’ ev’ry trial, ev’ry trouble here;
Knowing I shall be like Him,
All my doubts now disappear. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #16

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: Toiling, and often weary
Title: Hand in hand
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: So I'm singing hallelujahs


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Gospel Gems Number 1 #16

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