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.

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?  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



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