He Will Guide My Soul

If my path should dangerous grow

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [If my path should dangerous grow]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

If my path should dang’rous grow,
Or the night be drear;
If a sorrow wave should o’er me roll,
Not a doubt my heart shall know,
Not a single fear,
For I know that He will guide my soul.

He will guide me, safely guide,
Whatsoever be the way,
I will trust my Savior dear to guide my soul,
Guide it safe to realms of endless day.

Just to win my soul He died;
It is His alone;
He will guard it, He will it defend;
And whatever may betide,
He will keep His own,
And will guide it safely to the end.

When the hand of death is laid
On this failing dust,
And my spirit takes its way unknown,
Still I will not be afraid,
But will fully trust;
For I know that He will guide His own.

Source: Twentieth (20th) Century Songs Part One #80

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If my path should dangerous grow
Title: He Will Guide My Soul
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He will guide me, safely guide
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: Public Domain


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Twentieth (20th) Century Songs Part One #80

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