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Lead me, Savior, lead me, lest I go astray

Lead me, Savior, lead me, lest I go astray

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Tune: [Lead me, Savior, lead me]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lead me, Saviour, lead me,
Lest I go astray;
Let my steps be ever
In the narrow way.
Oh, let not temptations
Cause my wayward heart
From thy blessed precepts
Ever to depart.

2 Sin is all around me,
I am helpless too;
If Thou dost not help me,
I can nothing do.
Therefore show thy mercy
In each time of need;
Thou’rt a very present,
Present help indeed.

3 Lead me, Saviour, lead me,
By Thy spirit still;
Make my heart submissive
To thy blessed will.
All my wand’rings over,
All my troubles past,
To a home in glory
Lead my soul at last!

Source: Gospel Jewels #101

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Eden Reeder Latta, 1839-1915 Born: March 24, 1839, Haw Patch, In­di­a­na. Died: Dec 21, 1915, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Buried: City cem­e­tery, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Boyhood friend of Wil­liam A. Og­den, Lat­ta taught for a time in the pub­lic schools of Coles­burg, Io­wa. He wrote over 1,600 songs and hymns in his life­time. His works in­clude: The Ri­ver of Life (Bos­ton, Mass­a­chu­setts: Ol­iv­er Dit­son Com­pa­ny) Sources: Hall, pp. 173-75 Lyrics-- Away to the Woods Beautiful Robe and Crown Blessèd Be the Fount­ain Bright Glo­ry to Come Can Je­sus See and Hear? Come to Je­sus Green Past­ures He Is Ris­en I’m a Child of the King It Is… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lead me, Savior, lead me, lest I go astray
Author: Eden Reeder Latta



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Gospel Bells #d86

Gospel Bells #d87

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Gospel Jewels #101

Gospel Voices No.3 #d151

Gospel Voices Supplemented #d101

Little Song Gem #d21

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Sabbath Carols #31

Songland Melodies ... a New Song Book for Revivals #d52

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