Lead me, Father, lead, I pray

Lead me, Father, lead, I pray

Author: Nellie B. Sweets
Tune: [Lead me, Father, lead, I pray]
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1. Lead me, Father, lead, I pray,
For the night is dark and wild,
And I cannot see my way;
Father, lead Thy trembling child.

Lead me, Father, lead me, Father,
For the night is dark and wild;
Lead me, Father, lead, O lead me,
Lead Thy trembling child.

2. Lead me when the morning dawns,
Lest in paths of sin I stray,
Lest earth’s pleasures lure my soul,
Lead me in the narrow way. [Refrain]

3. Lead me in the noonday clear,
When night’s shadows all are gone,
Lest I leave Thy tender care,
Lest I dare to walk alone. [Refrain]

4. When the evening draweth on,
And my courage ebbs away,
Lead me then till comes the dawn
Of the everlasting day. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3613

Author: Nellie B. Sweets

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Text Information

First Line: Lead me, Father, lead, I pray
Author: Nellie B. Sweets
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #3613
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