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Where His Voice Is Guiding

Hark, tis the Master! He's calling you today

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Hark, 'tis the Master, he's calling you today]
Published in 21 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hark, ‘tis the Master! he’s calling you today,
Follow where his voice is guiding;
Look for his footprints along the heav’nward way,
Follow where his voice is guiding.
He who lives forevermore,
Trod this earthly path before,
Knows its dangers, knows its grief,
He will send your soul relief.

Follow, follow, where his voice is guiding,
Follow, follow, where his voice is guiding,
Follow where his voice is guiding,
Follow, follow, follow on.

2 New fields of blessing will open to your view,
Follow where his voice is guiding;
Seeking his Spirit, your daily strength renew,
Follow where his voice is guiding.
Pressing onward, glad and free,
Sweeter will his service be,
Richer his rewards of love,
Foretastes of the feast above. [Refrain]

3 What tho’ temptations may beckon you aside?
Follow where his voice is guiding;
Under his banner in loyalty abide,
Follow where his voice is guiding.
Though the way seem hard and long,
Faith will sing her cheery song;
Soon we’ll lay the burdens down,
Then the palm, the harp, the crown. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Grace and Glory: A New and Inspiring Selection of Sacred Songs for Evangelical Use and General Worship #20

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hark, tis the Master! He's calling you today
Title: Where His Voice Is Guiding
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Follow, follow, where His voice is guiding
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 21 of 21)
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Christian Melodies #89

Heart Praise #d48

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Joy and Praise #94

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Jubilant Voices for Sunday Schools and Devotional Meetings #100

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Light and Life Songs #98

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 2 #106

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Rose of Sharon Hymns #641

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Royal Hymnal #110

Selected Sunday School Songs #d51

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Songs of Grace and Glory #20

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 3 #124

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Songs of Sovereign Grace #124

Soul Songs #d59

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Standard Songs #46

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Sunday School Voices #44

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The Bow of Promise #144

The Pilot #d49

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The Voice of Praise No. 2 #50

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The World Evangel #108

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The Young People's Hymnal #54

Treasury of Song #d66

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