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With Me All the While

We journey on, not knowing

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [We journey on, not knowing]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 We journey on, not knowing
What trial may arise,
Or what bright joy be glowing
Beneath tomorrow’s skies;
But Christ will surely keep me
From aught that would defile,
I know my loving Saviour
Is with me all the while.

Refrain:
With me all the while,
With me all the while;
I know my loving Saviour
Is with me all the while.
With me all the while,
With me all the while;
I know my loving Saviour
Is with me all the while.

2 Sweet ties are often broken
In this, our life below,
The parting word is spoken,
And tears of sorrow flow.
But comfort, like a rainbow,
Upon the cloud will smile;
I know my loving Saviour
Is with me all the while. [Refrain]

3 In danger and temptation
He’s always at my side,
My strength and consolation,
Whatever may betide.
Till Eden’s fields of beauty
Before my vision smile,
I know my loving Saviour
Is with me all the while. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel: for use in all religious meetings #33

Author: E. E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We journey on, not knowing
Title: With Me All the While
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: With me all the while

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #31Page Scan
New Songs of the Gospel: for use in all religious meetings #33TextAudioPage Scan
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