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Lead me

Guide my footsteps, Father, lead me lest I stray

Author: Louise F. Emanuel
Tune: [Guide my footsteps, Father]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Guide my footsteps, Father,
Lead me lest I stray;
Let Thy hand unerring
Point out all my way.
When the road is dreary,
And my soul is sad,
When my heart is weary,
Do Thou make me glad.

Be my Rock and Fortress,
Be my Strength and Stay;
Like a tender Shepherd lead me,--
Lead me safely all the way.

2 As I journey onward
To the home above,
All my pathway shelter
With Thy wings of love.
'Neath them my pavilion,
Naught can me alarm,
Shining sun, or shadow,
Neither worketh harm. [Refrain]

3 Guide my footsteps, Father,
Night draws on apace;
Working hours of brightness
To the dark give place.
Guide my footsteps, Father,
What have I to fear?
Thou my joyful portion,
Thou my Guide sincere! [Refrain]

Source: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #53

Author: Louise F. Emanuel

Early 20th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Guide my footsteps, Father, lead me lest I stray
Title: Lead me
Author: Louise F. Emanuel
Refrain First Line: Be my rock and fortress



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