O Father, Lead Us

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1 O Father lead us
Gently by the hand,
Through sun and shadow
Of the future land!
Dim and untravel'd
Lies the way before:
O Father, lead us,
Lead us evermore!

Fears oft affright us!
Doubtings walk before!
O heav'nly Father lead us,
Now and evermore.

2 When we would falter
Or when we would stray,
O Father, lead us
All along our way!
Help us to ever
Closer walk to Thee,
Thro' ways of darkness
Where we cannot see! [Chorus]

Source: Light in the Valley: a new work of great merit for the Sunday school, revivals, Christian Endeavor, Epworth League, young people's society, and all forward movement along the line of battle... #201

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Father, lead us gently by the hand
Title: O Father, Lead Us
Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Fears oft affright us
Copyright: Public Domain



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Church Hymnal, Mennonite #399

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