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Follow all the way

Representative Text

1 I can hear my Saviour calling,
In the tend'rest accents calling;
On my ear these words are falling,
Come and follow, daily follow me."

Chorus:
I will take my cross and follow.
My dear Saviour I will follow;
Where he leads me I will follow,
I'll go with him, with all the way.

2 Tho' the way be dark and dreary,
Tho' my feet be worn and weary,
Yet my heart keeps bright and cheery
As I follow, follow all the way. [Chorus]

3 Jesus, ever go before me,
Shining heaven's sunlight o'er me,
And when weak, by grace restore me
As I follow, follow all the way. [Chorus]

4 Thro' the valley safely lead me,
Heav'nly manna daily feed me;
Ev'ry hour, dear Lord, I need thee
As I follow, follow all the way. [Chorus]

5 In thy heart's affection, hold me,
In thy arms of love enfold me,
And with thine own grace uphold me,
As I follow, follow all the way. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #200

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I can hear my Savior calling, in the tenderest
Title: Follow all the way
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: I will take my cross and follow

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 23 of 23)

Beautiful Songs of Zion, a Collection of New and Old Songs #d61

Bells of Heaven #d146

Bells of Heaven #d146

Bells of Heaven #d126

Best Hymns No. 2 #d46

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Best Hymns #41

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Celestial Showers No. 1, a collection of gospel songs used in Rev. I. Toliver's Meetings #74

Christ in Song #d228

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Christ in Song #200

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Church and Sunday School Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... [with Deutscher Anhang] #115

Crusade for Christ Songs #d37

Evangelistic Hymns #d61

Evangelistic Hymns No. 2 #d59

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #650

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs #83

Hymns for the People for Services of Song in Christian Work #d59

Life Songs No. 2 #d94

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #190

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Popular Hymns Number 2 #127

Songs of Calvary and Pentecost #d51

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Songs of the Peacemaker #155

Songs Tried and Proved #d59

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The Christian Church Hymnal #128

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