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Footsteps of Jesus

Author: M. B. C. Slade Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain Appears in 204 hymnals First Line: Sweetly, Lord, have we heard thee calling Refrain First Line: Footprints of Jesus that make the pathway glow Topics: Jesus Christ Guide; Christ Leader

I'll Fly Away

Author: Albert E. Brumley Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain Appears in 54 hymnals First Line: Some glad morning when this life is o'er Refrain First Line: I'll fly away, O glory

When the Lord Redeems the Very Least

Author: Sylvia G. Dunstaan Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain Appears in 1 hymnal

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I'LL FLY AWAY

Composer: Albert E. Brumley Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain Appears in 29 hymnals Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 31513 23431 66531 Used With Text: I'll Fly Away
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FOOTPRINTS OF JESUS

Composer: Asa Brooks Everett, 1828-1875 Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain Appears in 85 hymnals Tune Key: E Flat Major Incipit: 33332 16655 31233 Used With Text: Sweetly Lord Have We Heard Thee Calling
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[When you count the ones who love the Lord]

Composer: Haldor Lillenas Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain Appears in 11 hymnals Tune Key: D Flat Major Incipit: 12331 55517 65123

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Footsteps of Jesus

Author: Mary B. C. Slade Hymnal: The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #470 (1986) Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain First Line: Sweetly, Lord, have we heard Thee calling Refrain First Line: Footprints of Jesus that make the pathway glow Lyrics: 1 Sweetly, Lord, have we heard Thee calling, "Come, follow Me!" And we see where Thy footprints falling, Lead us to Thee. Refrain: Footprints of Jesus that make the pathway glow; We will follow the steps of Jesus where’er they go. 2 Tho they lead o’er the cold, dark mountains, Seeking His sheep, Or along by Siloam’s fountains, Helping the weak. [Refrain] 3 If they lead through the temple holy, Preaching the Word, Or in homes of the poor and lowly, Serving the Lord. [Refrain] 4 Then, at last, when on high He sees us, Our journey done, We will rest where the steps of Jesus End at His throne. [Refrain] Topics: Aspiration; Christ Example; Discipleship; Provision and Leading; Social Concern Tune Title: FOOTSTEPS
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Footsteps of Jesus

Author: Mary B. C. Slade Hymnal: Celebrating Grace Hymnal #496 (2010) Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain First Line: Sweetly, Lord, have we heard Thee calling Refrain First Line: Footprints of Jesus that make the pathway glow Lyrics: 1 Sweetly, Lord, have we heard Thee calling, "Come, follow Me!" And we see where Thy footprints falling, lead us to Thee. Refrain: Footprints of Jesus that make the pathway glow; we will follow the steps of Jesus where’er they go. 2 Though they lead o’er the cold dark mountains, seeking His sheep, or along by Siloam’s fountains, helping the weak. [Refrain] 3 If they lead through the temple holy, preaching the Word, or in homes of the poor and lowly, serving the Lord. [Refrain] 4 Then at last, when on high He sees us, our journey done, we will rest where the steps of Jesus end at His throne. [Refrain] Topics: The Church at Worship Commitment; Commitment; Discipleship Languages: English Tune Title: FOOTSTEPS
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Footsteps of Jesus

Author: Mary B. Slade Hymnal: Timeless Truths #580 Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain First Line: Sweetly, Lord, have we heard Thee calling Refrain First Line: Footprints of Jesus Lyrics: 1 Sweetly, Lord, have we heard Thee calling, Come, follow Me! And we see where Thy footprints falling Lead us to Thee. Refrain: Footprints of Jesus, That make the pathway glow; We will follow the steps of Jesus Where’er they go. 2 Though they lead o’er the cold, dark mountains, Seeking His sheep; Or along by Siloam’s fountains, Helping the weak. [Refrain] 3 If they lead through the temple holy, Preaching the Word; Or in homes of the poor and lowly, Serving the Lord. [Refrain] 4 Though, dear Lord, in Thy pathway keeping, We follow Thee; Through the gloom of that place of weeping, Gethsemane! [Refrain] 5 If Thy way and its sorrows bearing, We go again, Up the slope of the hillside, bearing Our cross of pain. [Refrain] 6 By and by, through the shining portals, Turning our feet, We shall walk, with the glad immortals, Heav’n’s golden street. [Refrain] 7 Then, at last, when on high He sees us, Our journey done, We will rest where the steps of Jesus End at His throne. [Refrain] Scripture: 1 Peter 2:21 Tune Title: [Sweetly, Lord, have we heard Thee calling]

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M. B. C. Slade

1826 - 1882 Person Name: Mary B. C. Slade Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain Author of "Footsteps of Jesus" in The Celebration Hymnal Mary Bridges Canady Slade USA 1826-1882. Born in Fall River, MA, she was well-educated and became a minister's wife, teacher, and poet. She was assistant editor of The New England Journal of Education. She also authored hymns, Sunday school materials and books on education, primarily used for training teachers. She authored a children's magazine, “Wide-awake”. She and her husband were active in the underground railroad (helping slaves achieve their freedom). She spent her whole life living in the same town. John Perry

William C. Poole

1875 - 1949 Person Name: William C. Poole, 1875-1949 Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain Author of "Count Me" in Rejoice Hymns William C. Poole was born and raised on a farm in Maryland. His parents belonged to the Methodist church. He graduated from Washington College and became a Methodist minister in Wilmington, Delaware area. He was pastor of McCabe Memorial, Richardson Park and other churches. In 1913 he was superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of Delaware. He wrote about five hundred hymns. The writing was done as recreation and a diversion from his pastoral work. His goal in writing as well as in being a minister was to help people. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)

Albert E. Brumley

1905 - 1977 Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain Author of "I'll Fly Away" in The Celebration Hymnal Born: October 29, 1905, near Spiro, Oklahoma. Died: November 15, 1977, Springfield, Missouri. Buried: Fox Cemetery, Powell, Missouri. Brumley attended the Hartford Musical Institute in Hartford, Arkansas, and sang with the Hartford Quartet. He went on to teach at singing schools in the Ozarks, and lived most of his life in Powell, Missouri. He worked for 34 years a staff writer for the Hartford and Stamps/Baxter publishing companies, then founded the Albert E. Brumley & Sons Music Company and Country Gentlemen Music, and bought the Hartford Music Company. He wrote over 800 Gospel and other songs during his life; the Country Song Writers Hall of Fame inducted him in 1970. © The Cyber Hymnal™. Used by permission. (www.hymntime.com)



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