'Tis safe to go where Jesus goes

'Tis safe to go where Jesus goes

Author: James Rowe
Tune: ['Tis safe to go where Jesus goes]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 ‘Tis safe to go where Jesus goes,
Who follows Him will never stray;
He shields His own from all their foes,
And safely keeps them in the way.

Refrain:
He knows the way, and so I go
Along with Him who loves me so;
My hand in His, this friend will hold
Till I have passed the gates of gold.

2 The storms may sweep across my path,
But Jesus will be at my side;
The foe may rise and show his wrath,
In Jesus safe, my soul can hide. [Refrain]

3 And so I’ll trust His saving grace,
Where’er I go and come what may;
Through ev’ry dark and dang’rous place,
I know that He will lead the way. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #97

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 'Tis safe to go where Jesus goes
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: He knows the way, and so I go
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