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Dear Savior, take my hand in thine

Dear Savior, take my hand in thine

Author: M. Lowrie Hofford
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Dear Saviour, take my hand in Thine,
And lead me ev'ry day,
That I may never take a step
But in the shining way;
I cannot on myself rely,
I cannot walk alone;
O Saviour, take my hand in Thine,
And lead me as Thine own.

2 O Saviour, take my hand in Thine,
‘Tis oft a weary way;
And I have never found myself
Sufficient for the day;
Upon Thy help I must rely
My journey to pursue;
O Saviour, take my hand in Thine,
And daily strength renew.

3 O Saviour, take my hand in Thine,
Thou only know’st the way;
And Thou canst lead me in the path
That ends in perfect day;
Thy gentle hand will safely guide
My pilgrim feet above,
And thro' the everlasting years
I’ll magnify Thy love.

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #146

Author: M. Lowrie Hofford

Born: January 27, 1825, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Died: January 9, 1888, Trenton, New Jersey. Hofford attended Lafayette and Princeton, where he graduated in 1849. He studied theology at the Princeton seminary for a year, and became principal of the Camden collegiate institute. While there, he organized a church at Beverly, New Jersey, being licensed by the Presbytery in Philadelphia in 1852. In 1855, he was ordained an evangelist in Burlington, New Jersey. In 1860, he began teaching at the Trenton Institute, and in 1863 took charge of a military institute at Allentown, Pennsylvania that was later incorporated as Muhlenberg College; he served there as a professor and later president. He taught and pastored at Camden and Beverly, New Jer… Go to person page >

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First Line: Dear Savior, take my hand in thine
Author: M. Lowrie Hofford

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The Cyber Hymnal #10101

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