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Follow All the Way

O I love to think of Jesus, as He journeyed to and fro

Author: William A. Ogden
Tune: [O I love to think of Jesus] (Ogden)
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, I love to think of Jesus,
As He journey’d to and fro,
O’er the barren hills of Judah,
In the ages long ago,
How He heal’d the wayside beggar,
How He made the leper whole,
How in love He lit the altar,
On the sin polluted soul.

I will follow where He leadeth,
I will pasture where He feedeth,
I will follow, follow, follow all the way,
I will follow Jesus ev’ry day.

2 Oh, I love to think of Jesus,
And His praises I would tell,
How he gave the living water
To the woman at the well,
How He filled the empty vessels,
At the marriage feast that day,
How He spake the word of comfort
To the poor who throng’d this way. [Refrain]

3 Oh, I love to think of Jesus,
As He walk’d upon the wave,
How the elements obeyed Him,
When the mighty word He gave,
Speak the word now to my spirit,
Lord, thy blessed peace be still;
I would follow where Thou leadest,
I would magnify Thy will. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.4 #12

Author: William A. Ogden

William Augustine Ogden USA 1841-1897. Born at Franklin County, OH, his family moved to IN when he was age six. He studied music in local singing schools at age 8, and by age 10 could read church music fairly well. Later, he could write out a melody by hearing it sung or played. He enlisted in the American Civil War in the 30th IN Volunteer Infantry. During the war he organized a male choir which became well known throughout the Army of the Cumberland. After the war, he returned home, resumed music study, and taught school. He married Jennie V Headington, and they had two children: Lowell and Marian. He worked for the Iowa Normal School, Toledo Public School System. Among his teachers: Lowell Mason, Thomas Hastings, E E Baily and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O I love to think of Jesus, as He journeyed to and fro
Title: Follow All the Way
Author: William A. Ogden
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I would follow where he leadeth
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Excellent Songs #76

Inspiring Hymns #104

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Praises #132

Service in Song #d109

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The Gospel Hymnal #146

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Triumphant Songs No.2 #209

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Triumphant Songs No.4 #12

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Triumphant Songs Nos. 1 and 2 Combined #409

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Triumphant Songs Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #189

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