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I'll follow with rejoicing

Representative Text

The future lies unseen ahead,
It holds I know not what;
But still I know I need not dread,
For Jesus faileth not.

I’ll follow Him with rejoicing,
With rejoicing, rejoicing;
I know He safely will lead me
To my eternal home.

Doth He not know what I shall meet
Upon life’s rugged way?
Will He not guide my halting feet,
Lest from the path I stray?

No matter how things look to me,
Nor if they threaten sore;
I know my way prepared shall be,
For Christ leads on before.

The glory of eternal dawn
Shines from His smiling face;
So trusting Him I follow on,
With heart made strong by grace.

Timeless Truths

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Author: Charles W. Naylor

Naylor, Charles Wesley. (1874--1950). C. W. Naylor was born in southern Ohio and reared in Ohio and West Virginia by grandparents. At the age of nineteen he left the Methodist church for the Church of God. He worked for a while at the Gospel Trumpet Company in Grand Junction, Michigan and on some evangelistic tours. He was ordained in 1899 in Springfield, Ohio. He was first injured in 1908 in Florida while moving timbers from under a meeting tent. He suffered a dislocated kidney and other internal injuries. A year later he was in a bus accident that left him an invalid for the rest of his life. Naylor wrote eight books, many articles and pamphlets, many hymns and gospel songs, besides being a columnist in the Gospel Trumpet. --John W.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The future lies unseen ahead
Title: I'll follow with rejoicing
Author: Charles W. Naylor (1874-1950)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'll follow him with rejoicing,
Copyright: Public Domain



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Hymnal of the Church of God #437

Melodies of Zion #d234

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