Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

Lead me on

Traveling to the better land

Tune: LEAD ME ON
Published in 53 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Trav’ling to the better land,
O’er the desert’s scorching sand,
Father, do Thou hold my hand,
Lead me on.

Refrain:
Lead me, O lead me,
Lead me gently on;
Lead me, Oh, lead me,
Lead me on.

2 When at Marah, parched with heat,
I the sparkling fountain greet,
Make the bitter waters sweet,
Lead me on. [Refrain]

3 When the wilderness is drear,
Show me Elim’s palm-groves near,
With its wells as crystal clear,
Lead me on. [Refrain]

4 Tho’ the water and the fire
This, O Lord, my one desire:
With Thy love my heart inspire,
Lead me on. [Refrain]

5 When I stand on Jordan’s brink,
Do not let me fear or shrink;
Hold me, Father, lest I sink,
Lead me on. [Refrain]

Source: The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 3 #122

Text Information

First Line: Traveling to the better land
Title: Lead me on

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10434

Include 52 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements