We’ll Follow

Out where the banner of Jesus leads

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [Out where the banner of Jesus leads]
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1 Out where the banner of Jesus leads,
We’ll follow, follow,
Bearing relief for a thousand needs,
For he who battles in that Name succeeds.

We will follow at the King’s command,
In His line we’ll take our stand,
Like true soldiers, bravely we will fight,
“For God and right,”
Ah, yes, we’ll gladly follow, when the tiding ring,
From each heart quick answers spring,
“Anywhere, wherever I am needed,
I will follow, follow Christ my King.”

2 On where the trumpets of Jesus call,
We’ll follow, follow,
Quick as the notes of the summons fall,
We’ll rise and follow, for they speak to all. [Refrain]

3 Yes, when the voice of Jesus speaks,
We’ll follow, follow,
Gladly we’ll give the response He seeks,
We’ll brave rough waters, climb the mountain peaks. [Refrain]

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #78

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Out where the banner of Jesus leads
Title: We’ll Follow
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We will follow at the King's command
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Excelsior Hymnal #78

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