What is your life

What is the life you are living today

Author: William C. Poole
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: William C. Poole

William C. Poole was born and raised on a farm in Maryland. His parents belonged to the Methodist church. He graduated from Washington College and became a Methodist minister in Wilmington, Delaware area. He was pastor of McCabe Memorial, Richardson Park and other churches. In 1913 he was superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of Delaware. He wrote about five hundred hymns. The writing was done as recreation and a diversion from his pastoral work. His goal in writing as well as in being a minister was to help people. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What is the life you are living today
Title: What is your life
Author: William C. Poole
Refrain First Line: Is it a beacon to guide the way

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Majestic Hymns #d265
Precious Hymns #d259
Service Songs #d258
The American Hymnal for English Speaking People Everywhere #d384
World Revival Hymns #d126
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