Singing on My Way

Representative Text

1 Whenever ills oppress me,
When storms of sorrow roll,
There's One whose words can give me
Sweet peace within my soul;
Down at the feet of Jesus
My burdens I will lay,
And, trusting in my Savior,
Go singing on my way.

Singing ev'ry day,
Singing on my way,
And, trusting in my Savior,
Go singing on my way.

2 O what a precious Savior!
O what a Friend is mine!
How gentle is His leading,
His counsel, how divine!
His Spirit dwells within me,
For help to Him I pray,
And, trusting in my Savior,
Go singing on my way. [Refrain]

3 His wondrous love and mercy
Restored me to His fold;
Thro' faith in His salvation
I shall His face behold;
For strength for ev'ry trail
I Look to Him each day,
And, trusting in my Savior,
Go singing on my way. [Refrain]

Coronation Hymns, 1910

Author: E. 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: Whenever ills oppress me
Title: Singing on My Way
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Singing every day
Copyright: Public Domain



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