Scripture Verse

If we walk in the light…the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin.@1 John 1:7

Introduction

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Fanny Crosby
(1820–1915)

Words: Fan­ny Cros­by, in Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 (Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia: John J. Hood, 1897), num­ber 123. Com­pare to The Good Old Way.

Music: John R. Swe­ney (🔊 pdf nwc).

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John R. Sweney
(1837–1899)

Lyrics

We are traveling on with our staff in hand,
Walking in the good old way;
We are pilgrims bound for the heavenly land,
Walking in the good old way.

Refrain

Walking in the blessedness of love untold,
Traveling to a country that will ne’er grow old,
Jesus our Redeemer we shall there behold,
Home in the realms of day.

We are traveling on through a world of sin,
Walking in the good old way;
Though our foes are strong we have peace within,
Walking in the good old way.

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We are traveling on in the Master’s name,
Walking in the good old way;
And we sing His praise with a loud acclaim,
Walking in the good old way.

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We are traveling on to the rolling tide,
Walking in the good old way;
But we trust in Him who is still our guide,
Walking in the good old way.

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