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Lead me, O my Savior, lead me, Closer would I cling to thee

Lead me, O my Savior, lead me, Closer would I cling to thee

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Lead me, O my Saviour, lead me closer]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lead me, O my Saviour, lead me,
Closer would I cling to Thee,
Ere the shadows gather round me
And my way I cannot see.

Lead me, lead me,
Grant Thy strength and grace divine;
Let my thoughts on Thee be centered
And my will be lost in Thine.

2 Lead me, O my Saviour, lead me,
Keep my heart from every snare;
Fierce temptations oft assail me
And I need Thy constant care. [Refrain]

3 Lead me, O my Saviour, lead me,
Till at last, my journey o’er,
I shall see, adore and praise Thee
With the ransomed evermore. [Refrain]

Source: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old: for use in prayer and praise meetings, evangelistic services, sunday schools, young people's societies and all other departments of church work #26

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of Joh… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lead me, O my Savior, lead me, Closer would I cling to thee
Author: Fanny J. Crosby



Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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Best Endeavor Hymns #26

Hallowed Hymns #d127

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Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #26

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Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #26

Hymns of the Centuries #d139

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Northfield Hymnal #114

The American Hymnal #d290

The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #d334

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Young People's Songs of Praise #92

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Zion's Praises (1st ed.) #73

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