Wherever he leads I'll go

"Take up thy cross and follow me." I heard my Master say

Author: B. B. McKinney
Tune: FALLS CREEK
Published in 37 hymnals

Author: B. B. McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: "Take up thy cross and follow me." I heard my Master say
Title: Wherever he leads I'll go
Author: B. B. McKinney
Meter: 8.6.8.7 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Wherever he leads I'll go
Copyright: © 1936, Renewal 1964, Broadman Press.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #285

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #437

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #491

Hymns of Faith #401

Audio

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #441

RitualSong #810

Sing Joyfully #543

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #331

The Celebration Hymnal #598

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #367

The New National Baptist Hymnal #273

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #199

Include 25 pre-1979 instances
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