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600. He Leadeth Me: O Blessed Thought!

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1 He leadeth me: O blessed thought!
O 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 his 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: O blessed thought!
Title: He Leadeth Me: O Blessed Thought!
Author: Joseph H. Gilmore (1862; alt.)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: L.M.D.
Scripture: Psalm 73:23-24
Topic: Death: Trusting God in; God: Abiding Presence; Patience of Christians
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: HE LEADETH ME
Composer: William B. Bradbury (1864)
Meter: L.M.D.
Key: C Major



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