We Will Follow Thee

Trusting Jesus, trusting every day

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Trusting Jesus, trusting every day]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Trusting Jesus, trusting ev’ry day,
Trusting Jesus all along the way;
Trusting Him we never can fall,
He will hear whenever we call;
Swift to answer is the King who rules us all.

We will follow Thee,
We will follow Thee,
Tho’ the way be rugged and steep,
Tho’ it leads us over the deep;
We will follow Thee,
We will follow Thee,
Thou wilt guide in tenderest care and safely keep.

2 Loving Jesus, who in deepest love
Came in mercy from His throne above;
Unto Him we fervently pray,
As we journey over the way,
We may love and serve Him better ev’ry day. [Chorus]

3 In a world of sorrow and distress,
Bearing burdens that so heavy press,
Cheerful words will brighten the way,
Willing hands will lighten the day;
“Ye have done it unto me,” shall Jesus say. [Chorus]

Source: Great Tabernacle Hymns #11

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Trusting Jesus, trusting every day
Title: We Will Follow Thee
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: We will follow thee



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Cream of Song #d219

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Great Tabernacle Hymns #11

Living Water Songs No. 2 #d142

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The Revival No. 4 #43

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The Revival No. 6 #10

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The Voice of Praise No. 2 #172

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