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The Good Old Way

We are going forth on a journey long

Author: Burton H. Winslow
Tune: [We are going forth on a journey long]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We are going forth on a journey long,
But we cheer our way with a pilgrim song;
“With our Father’s hand leading night and day,
We are going home in the Good Old Way.”

Refrain:
‘Tis our Father’s way, by the prophets trod;
‘Tis a joyful way, and it leads us unto God;
“With our Father’s hand leading night and day,
Weare going home in the Good Old Way.”

2 We shall meet with sin on our journey home,
We shall feel the waves of affliction come;
But our loving Guide will our strength renew,
And will walk with us all the journey thro’. [Refrain]

3 When the journey ends at the shining strand,
And our eyes shall look on that far off land;
How our hearts will thrill as with joy we say,
“What a blessed path was that Good Old Way.” [Refrain]

Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #49

Author: Burton H. Winslow

Burton H. Winslow; Saco, Me.; clerk, Pepperrell Mfg. Co., Biddeford, Me.; Baptist; wrote hymns LOC Name Authority Files Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are going forth on a journey long
Title: The Good Old Way
Author: Burton H. Winslow
Refrain First Line: 'Tis our Father's way, by the prophets trod
Copyright: Public Domain

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Exalted Praise #49

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Gospel Songs No. 2 #249

Heralds of Grace #d114

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Light in the Valley #25

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