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611. Jesus, Lead the Way

1 Jesus, lead the way
Through our life's long day,
When at times the way is cheerless,
Help us follow, calm and fearless;
Guide us by your hand
To the promised land.

2 Jesus, be our light,
In the midst of night,
Let not faithless fear o'ertake us,
Let not faith and hope forsake us;
May we feel you near
As we worship here.

3 When in deepest grief,
Strengthen our belief.
When temptations come alluring,
Make us patient and enduring;
Lord we week your grace
In this holy place.

4 Jesus, still lead on,
'Til our rest be won:
If you lead us through rough places,
Grant us your redeeming graces.
When our course is o'er,
Open heaven's door.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, lead the way
Title: Jesus, Lead the Way
German Title: Jesu, geh voran
Author: Nicholas L. von Zinzendorf, 1700-1760
Translator: Jane Borthwick, 1813-1897
Publication Date: 1986
Meter: 55 88 55
Topic: Christian Initiation of Adults; Confirmation; Funeral (19 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Adam Drese, 1620-1701
Meter: 55 88 55
Key: G Major
Source: Harm. alt.

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