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We Will Follow Thee

Trusting Jesus, trusting every day

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Trusting Jesus, trusting every day]
Published in 8 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 USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Trusting Jesus, trusting every day
Title: We Will Follow Thee
Author: C. Austin Miles
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We will follow Thee
Copyright: Public Domain



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Cream of Song #d219

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Great Tabernacle Hymns #11

Living Water Songs No. 2 #d142

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Revival Special #63

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Tabernacle Songs #10

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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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