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Traveler on life's great highway

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1. Trav'ler on life's great highway,
Striving for earthly dross,
Tho' you amass a fortune,
Yet it may prove a loss;
Seek first our Father's Kingdom,
Come to His peaceful fold,
Here you will find a treasure
More to be sought than gold.

Seek first the Kingdom of God,
And His righteousness,
And all these things shall be added
Unto you.

2. See to it now, my brother,
Be not deceived, I pray,
Shun the broad road of folly,
Enter the narrow way;
Look to your future welfare
While the bright moments roll;
When this brief life is ended,
How then will fare your soul? [Refrain]

3. Vain are the world's allurements;
Fleeting the joys of sin;
Fail not to seek God's Kingdom,
Jesus will let you in;
Then to you shall be added
Riches in earthly store,
All that you need He'll give you,
How could you wish for more? [Refrain]

Source: The Gospel Awakening: a collection of original and selected "hymns and spiritual songs" for the use in gospel meetings everywhere #100

Author: Horace N. Lincoln

Horace Neely Lincoln, 1859-1948 Born: May 14, 1859, Mex­i­co, Mis­sou­ri. Died: Ju­ly 21, 1948, Dal­las, Tex­as. Buried: Gar­den of Mem­o­ries, Dal­las, Tex­as. Son of James and Em­a­line Lin­coln, Hor­ace moved with his fam­i­ly to Tex­as when he was se­ven years old. At age 10, he be­gan at­tend­ing a sing­ing school con­duct­ed by James M. Jol­ley of Miss­iss­ip­pi. He lat­er att­end­ed other mu­sic­al train­ing un­der L. B. Shook and John Mc­Pher­son; in 1898, he grad­u­at­ed from the Chi­ca­go Na­tion­al Coll­ege of Mu­sic, and in 1906 took a post-gra­du­ate course un­der Ho­ra­tio Palm­er. He went on to be­come pre­si­dent of the Song­land Mu­sic Com­pa­ny, and the W… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Traveler on life's great highway
Author: Horace N. Lincoln
Refrain First Line: Seek first the kingdom of God



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Harvest Bells No.3 #d96

Song Land Melodies #d180

Songland Melodies ... a New Song Book for Revivals #d219

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The Gospel Awakening #100

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