Follow me

Hear the blessed Savior say, Follow me

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Tune: [Hear the blessed Saviour say]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Hear the blessed Saviour say,
Follow me, follow me,
In the darkness and the day,
Follow me, follow me.
Follow, tho' the torrents pour:
Follow, tho' the lions roar;
Follow, I have gone before;
Follow, follow me.

Chorus:
Follow, follow, Follow, follow,
Follow, follow me,
Blessed Saviour, may we ever
follow, follow thee.

2 When the tempter's voice is heard,
Follow me, follow me.
Rest upon my Holy Word,
Follow me, follow me.
All thy doubts and fears I know,
All thy weariness and woe,
Forward humbly, boldly go,
Follow me. [Chorus]

3 Never shall thy foes prevail,
Follow me, follow me.
Never shall thy promise fail,
Follow me, follow me.
Follow me, let naught allure;
Follow me, thy rest is sure;
Follow me, it shall endure;
Follow, follow me. [Chorus]

Source: The Little Seraph: in seven character notes, for churches and Sunday-schools #164

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hear the blessed Savior say, Follow me
Title: Follow me
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Refrain First Line: Follow, follow, follow me, Blessed Savior
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Amaranth #d58

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The Little Seraph #164

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book #T164

The Prize #d50

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