God Leads Us Along

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In shady green pastures so rich and so sweet

Author: G. A. Young
Published in 86 hymnals

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1. In shady, green pastures, so rich and so sweet,
God leads His dear children along;
Where the water’s cool flow bathes the weary one’s feet,
God leads His dear children along.

Some through the waters, some through the flood,
Some through the fire, but all through the blood;
Some through great sorrow, but God gives a song,
In the night season and all the day long.

2. Sometimes on the mount where the sun shines so bright,
God leads His dear children along;
Sometimes in the valley, in darkest of night,
God leads His dear children along.

3. Though sorrows befall us and evils oppose,
God leads His dear children along;
Through grace we can conquer, defeat all our foes,
God leads His dear children along.

4. Away from the mire, and away from the clay,
God leads His dear children along;
Away up in glory, eternity’s day,
God leads His dear children along.

Source: 50 Favorites: and July 2013 index of supplement to Evening Light Songs #13

Author: G. A. Young

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Text Information

First Line: In shady green pastures so rich and so sweet
Title: God Leads Us Along
Author: G. A. Young
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Some through the waters, some through the flood
Copyright: Public Domain



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