Just as God leads me I would go

Just as God leads me I would go

Author: Lambert Gedicke
Published in 11 hymnals

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1 Just as God leads me, I would go,
I would not ask to choose my way;
Content with what he will bestow,
Knowing he will not let me stray.

Refrain:
Trusting in Jesus, day by day,
Following just as he leads the way;
Never a choice in great or small,
Doing his will and that is all.

2 Just as God leads, I am content;
I rest me calmly in his hands;
That which he has decreed and sent,
That which his will for me commands. [Refrain]

3 Just as God leads me, I abide
In faith, in hope, in suff’ring, true;
His strength is ever by my side—
Can aught my hold on him undo? [Refrain]

4 Just as he leads, I onward go,
Oft amid thorns and briars keen;
God does not yet his guidance show,
But in the end it shall be seen. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 2: for use in religious meetings #29

Author: Lambert Gedicke

Gedicke, Lampertus, son of Christian Gedicke, superintendent of Gardelegen in the Altmark, was born at Gardelegen Jan. 6, 1683. After the completion of his theological studies at Halle under Francke, he was for some time tutor in the orphanage at Halle, and then in a family at Berlin. Becoming an army chaplain he was successively appointed chaplain to the Guards (1709), accompanying them on several expeditions; chaplain to the Wartensleben regiment and garrison preacher at Berlin (1713); and Probst and inspector of all the garrison and regimental chaplains (1717). He died at Berlin, Feb. 21, 1735 (Koch, iv. 414, 415; Bode, p. 72, &c). He contributed two hymns to the Neu-vermehrtes geistreiches Gesang-Buch, Berlin, 1711. One of these is:… Go to person page >

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First Line: Just as God leads me I would go
Author: Lambert Gedicke

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music, for the Sunday-school #188Page Scan
Book of Praise for the Sunday School: with hymns and tunes appropriate for the prayer meeting and the home circle #66Page Scan
Hosanna for the Sunday School #96Page Scan
Hymns of the Higher Life #47Page Scan
Joyful Songs; a choice collection of new Sunday School music #118Page Scan
New Songs of the Gospel No. 2: for use in religious meetings #29TextAudioPage Scan
Pure Delight #d47
Song Worship for Sunday Schools #17Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d103
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #958Page Scan



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