When Jesus leads, the way grows bright

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1 When Jesus leads, the way grows bright,
E'en tho' before 'twas darkest night;
From him there beams a radiance fair,
A heav'nly light, a light beyond compare.

Chorus:
I'll trust him though I cannot see
The path thro' which he leadeth me;
My faith in him shall be my stay;
I am content when Jesus leads the way.

2 Tho' dark the path my feet shall tread,
And dark the clouds be overhead,
I'll have no fear, for at my side
There walks the Son, my falt'ring steps to guide. [Chorus]

3 I'll follow him while life shall last,
I'll follow him till I have passed
The golden gates of that fair shore
Where I shall rest with him forevermore. [Chorus]


Source: The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for us in Sunday Schools and praise services #126

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 >

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First Line: When Jesus leads, the way grows bright
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: I'll trust him though I cannot see

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