Lord be near me

When the way seems long and dreary, And thy limbs are weak and weary

Author: E. W. Chapman
Tune: [When the way seems long and dreary] (Tenney)
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: E. W. Chapman

Anzentia Igene (Angie) Perry Chapman, 1849-1889. Born near Lansing, MI, Angie was the wife of Free Methodist minister, Edwin W. Chapman. They had three children. She helped on his evangelism tours and rural preaching circuits. They worked in Sparta, MI, and helped found the first Free Methodist church in Grand Rapids, MI. She also wrote hymn lyrics. In 1888 they followed an evangelistic tour of Kansas, and them moved to Isabella County, MI. She died in Mt. Pleasant, MI. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the way seems long and dreary, And thy limbs are weak and weary
Title: Lord be near me
Author: E. W. Chapman
Refrain First Line: There's light over there
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Band Music #76

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New Life No. 2 #66

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Sharon's Dewy Rose #24

Sharon's Rose #d116

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Spiritual Songs for Gospel Meetings and the Sunday School #62

The Gospel Shower; a Collection of Gospel Hymns #d182

The Lily #d114

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