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Make Me White as Snow

Lead me, O my Savior, lead me to the fountain's crystal flow

Author: Frank A. Simpkins
Tune: [Lead me, O my Savior, lead me] (Simpkins)
Published in 22 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lead me, O my Savior, lead me,
To the fountain’s crystal flow;
Wash me, O my Savior, wash me;
Make me white as snow.

Whiter than the snow,
Whiter than the snow,
Wash me, O my Savior, wash me;
Make me white as snow.

2 Guide me, O my Savior guide me,
For I know not where to go;
Guide me to the crystal fountain,
Make me white as snow. [Refrain]

3 Teach me, O my Savior, teach me,
More Thy love to others show;
Teach me how to better serve Thee
Make me white as snow. [Refrain]

4 Keep me, O my Savior, keep me,
From temptation here below;
Keep me, O my Savior, keep me,
Keep me white as snow. [Refrain]

Source: Make Christ King: a selection of high class gospel music for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #194

Author: Frank A. Simpkins

Simpkins, Frank Addison. (Ashterville County, Ohio, June 8, 1870--March 4, 1939, Riverside, California). His childhood home was in the vicinity of the homes of other well-known hymn writers: Philip P. Bliss, James McGranahan and Charles C. Case. These, no doubt, influenced young Frank Simpkins. His schooling included a time at the Preparatory School, Hiram College. He was a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and traveled for a time with an evangelist. He wrote a number of hymns during the early 1900s. He entered the field of education and taught in Ohio: 1915-1916, Kinsman Township School; Music Director, 1916-1924; Assistant County Superintendent and Supervisor of Band and Orchestra in Trumbull County, 1924-1928; Music Di… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lead me, O my Savior, lead me to the fountain's crystal flow
Title: Make Me White as Snow
Author: Frank A. Simpkins
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Whiter than the snow
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #10935

Include 21 pre-1979 instances
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