Follow the Light

List to the call of the Savior

Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Tune: [List to the call of the Savior]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 List to the call of the Savior,
Wand’rer in sin’s dark night
Reach out your hand in the darkness,
Jesus will lead to the light.

Follow the light, follow the light,
Ye who are wand’ring in sin’s dark night;
Follow the light, follow the light,
Follow it closely by faith, not by sight.

2 Pitfalls and snares are around you,
Dang’rous the path that you tread;
You will go down to perdition,
Unless by Jesus you’re led. [Chorus]

3 Thousands who’ve wandered in darkness,
Rather than follow the light,
Find themselves hopelessly groping
In lands of unending night. [Chorus]

4 Narrow and straight is the pathway,
Up to the gates of day;
Following Jesus closely,
You cannot lose the way. [Chorus]

Source: Light and Life Songs No. 4 #71

Author: Charles Edward Pollock

Charles Edward Pollock USA 1853-1928. Born at Newcastle, PA, he moved to Jefferson City, MO, when age 17. He was a cane maker for C W Allen. He also worked 20 years for the MO Pacific Railroad, as a depot clerk and later as Assistant Roadmaster. He was a musician and prolific songwriter, composing 5000+ songs, mostly used in Sunday school settings and church settings. He took little remuneration for his compositions, preferring they be freely used. He produced three songbooks: “Praises”, “Beauty of praise”, and “Waves of melody”. In 1886 he married Martha (Mattie) Jane Harris, and they had three children: Robert, Edward, and a daughter. He died in Merriam, KS. John Perry… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: List to the call of the Savior
Title: Follow the Light
Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Follow the light, follow the light
Publication Date: 1904
Copyright: Public Domain



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