Follow the path of Jesus

Follow the path of Jesus

Author: C. R. Blackall
Tune: BOUND BROOK
Published in 18 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Follow the path of Jesus,
Walk where His footsteps lead;
Keep in His beaming presence,
Ev'ry counsel heed;
Watch, while the hours are flying,
Ready some good to do;
Quick, while His voice is calling,
Yield obedience true!

2 Cling to the hand of Jesus,
All through the day and night;
Dark though the way and dreary,
He will guide you right.
Live for the good of others,
Helpless, oppressed and wrong;
Lift them from depths of sorrow,
In His strength be strong!

3 Take up the cross of Jesus,
Sharing the shame He bore;
Self and the world denying,
Love the Saviour more;
Tell all the world of Jesus,
Think of their gloom and loss,
Tell of His great salvation,
Glory in His cross.

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #717

Author: C. R. Blackall

Blackall, Christopher Ruby, M.D., born in New York State, 1830, and educated for the medical profession. For 15 years he followed his profession, including service in the army during the civil war. Subsequently he managed, for 14 years, a branch of the Baptist Publication Society, taking at the same time great interest in Sunday School work. He edited the Advanced Bible Lesson Quarterly, for 3 years, and also Our Little Ones. 1. The prize is set before us. Heaven anticipated. This is one of Dr. Blackall's most popular hymns for children. It was written in 1874 for the Sunday School of 2nd Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, and set to music by H. R. Palmer. It first appeared in Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, fro… Go to person page >

Notes

Follow the paths of Jesus. Following Jesus. This is included in the Baptist Hymn [& Tune] Book, Phila., 1871, No. 701. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs Suitable for Use in Public Worship #d111
Church and Sunday School Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... [with Deutscher Anhang] #305Page Scan
Church Hymnal, Mennonite: a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... 1st ed. [with Deutscher Anhang] #444
Church Hymnal, Mennonite: a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 7th ed. #d130
Crusade for Christ Songs #d25
Gospel Hymns and Tune Book #d87
Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #15Page Scan
Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #93TextAudioPage Scan
Junior Hymns #d35
Life Songs No. 2 #d52
Our Song Book : a collection of songs selected and edited expressly for the Sunday School of the First Baptist Peddie Memorial Church, Newark,N. J. #19Page Scan
Sacred Songs for Social Worship #264Page Scan
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #175Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #701Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #240.701Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #701Page Scan
The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #717Text
The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #424Page Scan
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