I will follow on

Where my Savior leads me in this changing

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [Where my Savior leads me in this changing world below]
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Where my Saviour leads me in this changing world below,
I will follow on, I will follow on;
While He walks before me, tho’ the way I do not know,
I will follow on, follow on.

Refrain:
Follow on,
Follow on,
Follow where the Saviour in the way before has gone,
Till I rest beside Him, up in heaven’s golden dawn,
I will follow on, follow on.

2 Tho’ the world entreats me and though pleasures bid me stay,
I will follow on, I will follow on;
Tho’ the road be rugged, and tho’ thorny be the way,
I will follow on, follow on. [Refrain]

3 Tho’ my friends forsake me and I seem to be alone,
I will follow on, I will follow on;
Knowing that my Saviour, can for everything atone,
I will follow on, follow on. [Refrain]

4 Tho’ He leads thro’ sunshine till I walk on earth no more,
I will follow on, I will follow on;
Or tho’ darkness hide me, till I reach the golden shore,
I will follow on, follow on. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Sovereign Grace #131

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: Where my Savior leads me in this changing
Title: I will follow on
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: Follow on

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Songs of Sovereign Grace #131

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