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[Lift me up above the shadows]

[Lift me up above the shadows]

Composer: R. E. Winsett (1922)
Published in 11 hymnals


Composer: R. E. Winsett

Robert Emmett Winsett (January 15, 1876 — June 26, 1952 (aged 76) was an American composer and publisher of Gospel music. Winsett was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and graduated from the Bowman Normal School of Music in 1899. He founded his own publishing company in 1903, and his first publication, Winsett's Favorite Songs, quickly became popular among the Baptist and Pentecostal churches of the American South. Pentecostal Power followed in 1907; that year Winsett completed postgraduate work at a conservatory. He married Birdie Harris in 1908, and had three sons and two daughters with her. He settled in Fort Smith, Arkansas, continuing to compose gospel songs, of which he would write over 1,000 in total. He became a minister… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Lift me up above the shadows]
Composer: R. E. Winsett (1922)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D with refrain
Key: D♭ Major

Texts

Lift Me Up Above the Shadows

Lift me up above the shadows,
Plant my feet on higher ground,
Lift me up above the clouds, Lord,
Where the pure sunshine is found;
Lift me up above my weakness,
Lift me up into Thy strength,
Lift me up above the shadows,
Till I stand with Thee at length.

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Timeless Truths #825

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