My King and I

We walk and talk together

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [We walk and talk together]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 We walk and talk together,
My King and I,
In ev’ry kind of weather,
On low ground or high;
He knows how well I love Him,
How oft I pray,
That naught shall be above Him
In my life today.

Refrain:
I am willing alway
If to go or to stay,
I will do as He bids me,
Nor will I ask Him why.
My communion is sweet,
And my rapture complete,
As we walk and talk together,
My Lord and I.

2 He knows my ev’ry trial
And He can see,
My lack of self denial
Grievous is to me;
I’ll leave all else behind me,
To Him I’ll cling,
And trust the world shall find me
Walking with my King. [Refrain]

3 So blow, ye winds of sorrow,
And grief’s wild wave,
I’m dreading not the morrow,
For my King shall save;
In ev’ry kind of weather,
Low ground or high,
We walk and talk together
Still, my King and I. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #171

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: We walk and talk together
Title: My King and I
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: I am willing alway

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