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Follow thou me

If I, like Galilee fishers

Author: M. B. C. Slade
Tune: [If I, like Galilee fishers]
Published in 11 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 If I, like Galilee fishers,
Were mending my nets by the main,
And Jesus, coming, should call me,
He never should call in vain.

Refrain:
We'll follow the summons of Jesus,
Wherever, however it falls;
When high up the pathway he sees us,
And "Follow thou me!" he calls.

2 If I were dwelling in pleasure,
Or sitting in places of gain,
And Jesus, passing, should call me,
He never should call in vain. [Refrain]

3 If I were sinking in sadness,
Or dreading the cross and the pain,
And Jesus tenderly called me,
He never should call in vain. [Refrain]

Source: The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #39

Author: M. B. C. Slade

Mary Bridges Canedy Slade, 1826-1882 Born: Jan­u­a­ry 18, 1826, Fall Ri­ver, Mass­a­chu­setts. Died: Ap­ril 15, 1882, Fall Ri­ver, Mass­a­chu­setts. Buried: Som­er­set, Mass­a­chu­setts. A min­is­ter’s wife and teach­er, Slade was as­sist­ant ed­it­or of The New Eng­land Journal of Ed­u­ca­tion. Lyrics-- Beautiful Christ­mas Beyond This Land of Part­ing Footprints of Je­sus Gathering Home Hark, the Gen­tle Voice Kingdom Is Com­ing, The Loved One, Fare­well Once o’er Ju­dea’s Hills by Night Over Jor­dan Tell It Again Ten Vir­gins, The There’s a Fount­ain Free Who at My Door Is Stand­ing? --hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If I, like Galilee fishers
Title: Follow thou me
Author: M. B. C. Slade
Refrain First Line: Then follow the summons of Jesus

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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Good News #146

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Good Will Songs #201

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New Life #24

Notes of Triumph, for the Sunday School #d89

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Notes of Triumph #23

Our New Book for Sunday Schools, Prayer, Praise and Gospel Meetings #d32

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Prayer and Praise #281

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Quartette #144

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Songs of Rejoicing #24

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The Christian Sunday School Hymnal #39

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The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #144

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