501. He Leadeth Me: Oh, Blessed Thought!

1 He leadeth me: O, blessed thought!
Oh, words with heav'nly comfort fraught!
Whate'er I do, where'er I be,
still 'tis God's hand that leadeth me!

Refrain:
He leadeth me, he leadeth me,
By his own hand he leadeth me.
His faithful foll'wer I would be,
For by his hand he leadeth me.

2 Sometimes mid scenes of deepest gloom,
Sometimes where Eden's bowers bloom,
By waters calm, o'er troubled sea,
Still 'tis God's hand that leadeth me. [Refrain]

3 Lord, I would clasp thy hand in mine,
Nor ever murmur nor repine;
Content, whatever lot I see,
Since 'tis my God that leadeth me. [Refrain]

4 And when my task on earth is done,
When by thy grace the vict'ry's won,
E'en death's cold wave I will not flee,
Since God through Jordan leadeth me. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: He leadeth me: oh, blessed thought!
Title: He Leadeth Me: Oh, Blessed Thought!
Author: Joseph H. Gilmore, 1834-1918
Refrain First Line: He leadeth me, he leadeth me
Meter: L M D
Language: English
Publication Date: 1978
Topic: Commitment; Death; Inner Life (1 more...)
Tune Information
Name: HE LEADETH ME
Composer: William B. Bradbury, 1816-1868
Meter: L M D
Key: D Major



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