3612. Lead Me

1. Guide my footsteps, Father,
Lead me lest I stray;
Let Thy hand unerring
Point out all my way.
When the road is dreary,
And my soul is sad,
When my heart is weary,
Do Thou make me glad.

Be my Rock and Fortress,
Be my Strength and Stay;
Like a tender Shepherd lead me,
Lead me safely all the way.

2. As I journey onward
To the home above;
All my pathway shelter
With Thy wings of love.
’Neath them my pavilion,
Naught can me alarm.
Shining sun, or shadow,
Neither worketh harm. [Refrain]

3. Guide my footsteps, Father,
Night draws on apace;
Working hours of brightness
To the dark give place.
Guide my footsteps, Father,
What have I to fear?
Thou my joyful portion,
Thou my Guide sincere! [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Guide my footsteps, Father
Title: Lead Me
Author: Louise F. Emanuel (1907)
Refrain First Line: Be my Rock and Fortress
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [Guide my footsteps, Father]
Composer: Ira Allan Sankey
Incipit: 55113 33212 33455
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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