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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.

Chorus:
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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