Walk with me, dear Lord

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1 Walk with me, dear Lord, with me,
I shall then so happy be;
In my heart a rich delight
Shall abide by day and night.
Lead me gently by the hand
Thro’ the dreary desert land,
I shall e’er be safe with Thee,—
Walk with me, dear Lord, with me.

2 Walk with me, dear Lord, with me,
For the way I cannot see,
And the perils cannot know
If Thou do not with me go.
I must cling to Thee each day
Lest I wander from the way;
Keep me, Jesus, close to Thee;
Walk with me, dear Lord, with me.

3 Walk with me, dear Lord, with me,
Till I reach the narrow sea,
Till I cross the swelling tide
Stay Thou ever by my side;
Till I reach the shining strand
Lead me by Thy pierced hand,
Till in glory I shall be,
Walk with me, dear Lord, with me.

Source: Praise and Promise: for use in Sunday-schools, prayer meetings, revivals, young people's meetings and on special occasions #1

Author: William C. Martin

William C. Martin (1864-1914) Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey. Died: Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flor­i­da. Buried: Fort My­ers, Flor­i­da. Martin was pas­tor of the Grace Bap­tist Church (for­mer­ly Cra­mer’s Hill), Cam­den, New Jer­sey (1891-4); No­ank Bap­tist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894-1900); Grace Bap­tist Church, Som­er­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (near Bos­ton; at the time of his ar­rival there it was noted he was from “Bluff­ton, In­di­a­na”); and the First Bap­tist Church in Ft. My­ers, Flor­i­da, from 1912 un­til his death. Music: MELMORE http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_wc.htm  Go to person page >

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Author: William C. Martin

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