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Lead Me to the Rock

The man who loves to serve the Lord

Tune: [The man who loves to serve the Lord]
Published in 2 hymnals

Full Text

Refrain:
Lead me, Lead me, my Lord;
Lead me.
Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.
O, Lead me, Lead me, my Lord;
Lead me.
Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.

1 The man who loves to serve the Lord.
Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I--
Will surely get his just reward,
Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I. O, [Refrain]

2 As I go down the stream of time,
Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I--
I leave this sinful world behind,
Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I. O, [Refrain]

3 Ole Satan's mad and I am glad,
Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I--
He missed that soul he thought he had,
Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I. O, [Refrain]

Folk Songs of the American Negro (No. 1), 1907

Text Information

First Line: The man who loves to serve the Lord
Title: Lead Me to the Rock
Place of Origin: United States
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lead me, lead me, my Lord

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