Scripture Verse

Enoch walked with God. Genesis 5:22

Introduction

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Edwin Barnes
(1864–1930)

Words: Lil­li­an D. Av­ery-Stut­tle, in Joy­ful Greet­ing (Bat­tle Creek, Mi­chi­gan: James E. White, 1886).

Music: Mor­ton Ed­win Barnes (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Av­ery-Stut­tle (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

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Enoch Ascends to Heaven
Figures de la Bible, 1728

Lyrics

O let me walk with Thee, my God,
As Enoch walked in days of old;
Place Thou my trembling hand in Thine,
And sweet communion with me hold;
E’en though the path I may not see,
Yet, Jesus, let me walk with Thee.

I cannot, dare not, walk alone;
The tempest rages in the sky,
A thousand snares beset my feet,
A thousand foes are lurking nigh.
Still Thou the raging of the sea,
O Master! let me walk with Thee.

If I may rest my hand in Thine,
I’ll count the joys of earth but loss,
And firmly, bravely journey on;
I’ll bear the banner of the cross
Till Zion’s glorious gates I see;
Yet, Savior, let me walk with Thee.