Lead us on, blessed Lord

Representative Text

1. Lead us on, blessed Lord, with the hand of Thy love,
Let Thy mercy our footsteps attend;
Hasten down O sweet Spirit divine from above,
Thy most gracious assistance to lend.

Chorus:
Lead us on, O lead us on,
Till the crown of victory is won;
Lead us on, O lead us on,
Lead us on, Blessed Guide, lead us on.

2. Lead us on, thro' the desert and shadow of doom,
As Thou led'st Thy lov'd Israel of yore;
Let the fire beacon flame 'mid the depths of the gloom,
And the cloud pillar sweep on before. [Chorus]

3. Lead us on till the orient morning shall break
That a setting sun never will know;
Till the ages' pale slumberers joyfully wake,
And spring up from the grasp of the foe. [Chorus]

4. Lead us on till the mansions of beauty descend,
And Thy glory upon us shall dawn;
Grant us courage and grace to endure to the end,
Lead us on, Blessed Guide, lead us on. [Chorus]

Source: The Gospel Awakening: a collection of original and selected "hymns and spiritual songs" for the use in gospel meetings everywhere #159

Author: A. T. Gorham

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First Line: Lead us on, blessed Lord
Author: A. T. Gorham
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