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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Jesus will Be There

When I walk the rugged pathway

Author: Alfred Barratt
Tune: [When I walk the rugged pathway]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When I walk the rugged pathway,
Fraught with sorrow, toil and woe,
Thro’ the darkness or thro’ danger,
Jesus will be there I know.

Refrain:
Jesus will be there I know,
When I tread the vale of woe;
Or wherever I may journey,
Jesus will be there I know.

2 When I climb the highest mountain,
When I tread the dreary vale;
I shall never be discouraged,
For His love can never fail. [Refrain]

3 Should the darkness hover o’er me,
And the way be rough and drear;
While my Saviour goes before me,
There is naught for me to fear. [Refrain]

4 When the floods of death are gath’ring
‘Round about on ev’ry side;
I shall see my Saviour standing
Near, to bear me o’er the tide. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 3 #24

Author: Alfred Barratt

Barratt, Alfred. (New Springs, Wigan, Lancashire, England, October 25, 1879--December, 1968). Coming to the United States as a young man, he studied at Gordon College, Massachusetts, and Newton Theological Seminary, Mass. He was ordained in December, 1913, by the Baptists in Connecticut, then by the Wheeling WV Presbytery, Presbyterian Church in the USA, in 1924. He was pastor of Dallas, West Virginia, then of a series of churches in the Presbytery of Clarion, Pennsylvania. In 1937 he was awarded the Doctor of Literature degree by Bob Jones College. On November 26, 1962, he wrote the undersigned: "For 39 long years I have labored hard and steady writing sermons, children's story sermons, and hymns. Up to the present day I have written 4,… Go to person page >

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First Line: When I walk the rugged pathway
Title: Jesus will Be There
Author: Alfred Barratt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus will be there I know
Copyright: Public Domain

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New Songs of Pentecost No. 3 #24

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