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We'll follow Jesus in the way

We'll follow Jesus in the way

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [We’ll follow Jesus in the way]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 We’ll follow Jesus in the way,
Shining more and more;
It leadeth to the perfect day,
Shining more and more.

Refrain:
Shining more and more,
As nears the golden shore;
The path that Jesus loves to bless,
It shineth more and more.

2 With tender love and wondrous grace,
Shining more and more;
With sunshine from the Saviour’s face,
Shining more and more. [Refrain]

3 With faith that rests alone on him,
Shining more and more;
With hopes, no passing cloud can dim,
Shining more and more. [Refrain]

4 With beams of everlasting lights,
Shining more and more;
With gleams of glory, pure and bright,
Shining more and more. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Praise and Salvation #11

Author: Eliza 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'll follow Jesus in the way
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Shining more and more, as nears the golden shore

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Songs of Praise and Salvation #11TextAudioPage Scan
Songs of Redemption #d248
The Best of All: complete #7Page Scan
Waves of Glory #107Page Scan
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