I Love the Lord

Text Information

First Line: Most kind and righteous is the Lord
Title: I Love the Lord
Refrain First Line: I love the Lord, for my request and humble plea


[He leadeth me, O blessed thought]

After seeing Gilmore's text in the Boston Watchman and Reflector, William B. Bradbury (PHH 114) composed AUCHTON for those words. Bradbury arranged the text into a stanza/refrain structure, added the final line of the refrain, and published the hymn in his The Golden Censor in 1864. AUCHTON (also kn…

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