Drifting Away

You are drifting away over the restless tide

Author: Alfred Barratt
Tune: [You are drifting away over the restless tide]
Published in 3 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: You are drifting away over the restless tide
Title: Drifting Away
Author: Alfred Barratt
Refrain First Line: You are drifting away from the path of right
Publication Date: 1951
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1951.



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Carols of Love #d130

Crimson Glow #d137

Gospel Song Jewels No. 2 #109

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