[Look for the waymarks as you journey on]

[Look for the waymarks as you journey on]

Composer: F. E. Belden (1886)
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: F. E. Belden

Belden was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1858. He began writing music in his late teenage years after moving to California with his family. For health reasons he later moved to Colorado. He returned to Battle Creek with his wife in the early 1880s, and there he became involved in Adventist Church publishing. F. E. Belden wrote many hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Belden was able to rapidly write both music and poetry together which enabled him to write a song to fit a sermon while it was still being delivered. He also wrote songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Though Belden’s later years were marred by misunderstandings with the church leadership over his royal… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Look for the waymarks as you journey on]
Composer: F. E. Belden (1886)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 15671 32123 36711
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #11090
Text: Look For The Way-Marks
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Small Church Music #2637
Text: Look for the waymarks as you journey on
  • PDF Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #174


Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #596


Small Church Music #2637


The Cyber Hymnal #11090

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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