Follow Me, the Master Said

Follow me, the Master said

Author: William Stevenson (1880)
Published in 56 hymnals

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1 "Follow me," the Master said:
we will follow Jesus.
By his word and Spirit led,
we will follow Jesus.
Still for us he lives to plead,
at the throne doth intercede,
offers help in time of need;
we will follow Jesus.

2 Should the world and sin oppose,
we will follow Jesus.
He is greater than our foes;
we will follow Jesus.
On his promise we depend;
he will hear us and defend,
help and keep us to the end;
we will follow Jesus.

3 Though the way may dark appear,
we will follow Jesus.
He will make our pathway clear;
we will follow Jesus.
In our daily round of care,
as we plead with God in prayer,
with the cross which we must bear,
we will follow Jesus.

4 Ever keep that end in view;
we will follow Jesus.
All his promises are true;
we will follow Jesus.
When this earthly course is run,
and the Master says, "Well done!"
life eternal we have won;
we will follow Jesus.

Source: The Book of Praise #645

Author: William Stevenson

Late 19th Century Currently, our only data on Stevenson is that he was a minister. -- May be the same as William Fleming Stevenson. Go to person page >


Follow Me, the Master said. [Follow Christ.] This anonymous hymn for children is given in a few modern collections, including the Voice of Praise, 1887, where it is marked as American, the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1893, &c.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)



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Scripture Song Database #981


The Book of Praise #645


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