Savior, lead me in Thy footsteps

Savior, lead me in Thy footsteps

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [Savior, lead me in Thy footsteps]
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1 Savior, lead me in Thy footsteps,
Marked with sorrow tho’ they be,
That my soul may find the glory
Of love’s sacrifice for me.

Refrain:
Savior, lead me in Thy footsteps,
Let my will be drawn to Thee,
And my soul rejoice in knowing
That Thy way is best for me.

2 Savior, lead me in Thy footsteps,
Teach me how to mark the way,
Lest the tempter shall deceive me,
And my soul be led astray. [Refrain]

3 Savior, lead me in Thy footsteps,
‘Tis the way of richest gain;
Not the way of ease and pleasure,
But the way of toil and pain. [Refrain]

4 Savior, lead me in Thy footsteps,
I would follow Thee alone,
Till I pass the heav’nly portals,
And behold Thee on Thy throne. [Refrain]

Source: Progressive Sunday School Songs #218

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

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Author: A. H. Ackley

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