Toiling up the narrow way

Toiling up the narrow way

Author: J. H. Fillmore
Tune: [Toiling up the narrow way]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Toiling up the narrow way,
Toiling on, toiling on,
To the land of endless day,
Toiling on, toiling on;
We shall neither faint nor fear
With our Helper always near,
Though the way be dark and drear,
Toiling on, toiling on.

We will gladly sing praise to Christ our King
For the blessings of the journey day by day,
And with heart and voice in His name rejoice,
While we bravely bear the trials of the way.

2 Tho’ the journey may be long,
Toiling on, toiling on,
With a purpose true and strong,
Toiling on, toiling on;
We will never quail or cow’r
Trusting in our Leader’s pow’r,
To uphold us ev’ry hour,
Toiling on, toiling on. [Chorus]

3 When we reach the pearly gate,
Toiling on, toiling on,
Where the ransom’d for us wait,
Toiling on, toiling on
With the sav’d around the throne
We will praise the Holy One,
Who, thro’ grace, has brought us home,
Toiling on, toiling on. [Chorus]

Source: Gems and Jewels #72

Author: J. H. Fillmore

Born: June 1, 1849, Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio. Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 8, 1936, Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio. Buried: Spring Grove Cem­e­te­ry, Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio. His works in­clude: Songs of Glo­ry, 1874 Joy and Gladness (Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio: Fill­more Bro­thers, 1880) Gems and Jew­els, with James Rose­crans (Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio: Fill­more Bro­thers, 1890) Joy and Praise, with Will­iam Kirk­pat­rick (Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio: Fill­more Mu­sic House, cir­ca 1908)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Toiling up the narrow way
Author: J. H. Fillmore
Refrain First Line: We will gladly sing praise


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Gems and Jewels #72

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