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We Will Follow

There's a gentle voice that we love to hear

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [There's a gentle voice that we love to hear]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a gentle voice that we love to hear,
‘Tis the voice of the Shepherd divine;
At his kind command, to our hearts so dear,
We will walk where his footsteps brightly shine.

When we hear his voice divine,
Where his footsteps brightly shine,
We will follow, follow, follow all the way;
We will follow while he pleadeth,
Where his wisdom leadeth;
We’ll follow in the blessed steps of Jesus.

2 We will tell his peace to the troubled breast,
Gently speak to the weary and sad,
Lead the burdened soul to the Lord for rest;
Till in him ev’ry lonely heart is glad. [Chorus]

3 When this life is past and our race is run,
If we live for the Savior alone,
We will hear with joy Jesus say “Well done,”
When we gather before his glorious throne. [Chorus]

Source: Inspiring songs No. 1: for the Sunday school #91

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a gentle voice that we love to hear
Title: We Will Follow
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Refrain First Line: When we hear his voice divine
Copyright: Public Domain



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