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47. Take My Hand, Dear Father

1. Take my hand, dear Father,
Lead me safely through;
For the gate is narrow,
And the way is new.

Take my hand, oh, take it,
Hold me close to Thee;
For with Thee is safety,
Hold then, hold Thou me.

2. Take my hand, dear Father,
Lest I meet a snare,
And my feet should stumble
While I'm unaware. [Chorus]

3. Take my hand, dear Father,
Be my guard and guide;
Nought shall ever harm me,
While I'm near Thy side. [Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: Take my hand, dear Father
Title: Take My Hand, Dear Father
Author: Mrs. E. C. Ellsworth
Refrain First Line: Take my hand, oh, take it
Publication Date: 1888
Tune Information
Name: [Take my hand, dear Father]
Composer: Chas. Edw. Prior
Key: E♭ Major

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