Where'er I go the Savior will go with me

Where'er I go the Savior will go with me

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Tune: [Wherever I go the Savior will go with me]
Published in 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Where’er I go the Saviour will go with me,
It matters not how dark and rough my way,
With tender love He circles all my journey,
I cannot get beyond His loving sway.

Refrain:
I cannot get beyond the circle of His love,
I cannot get beyond the circle of His love;
His presence goes before me,
And His love-light shineth o’er me,
So I cannot get beyond His love.

2 In sorrow’s hour His tender love abideth,
For ev’ry woe He hath a soothing balm;
‘Mid ev’ry stormy tempest, wildly beating,
He whispers peace, and there is instant calm. [Refrain]

3 Oh, peerless love, beyond all understanding!
And ev’ry soul this lasting love may choose!
Far-reaching love, so measureless, so boundless,
How strange that hearts can e’er such love refuse. [Refrain]

4 No pow’rs, no depths, no tow’ring heights above me,
Nor life, nor death, nor trials anywhere,
Can separate me from the love of Jesus,
Or keep me from His watchful, tender care. [Refrain]

Source: The Kingdom of Praise #40

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Where'er I go the Savior will go with me
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Refrain First Line: I cannot get beyond the circle

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Instances

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Harvest Hymns #d239
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Sunday School Hymns No. 2 #14Page Scan
Sunday School Hymns No. 2 (Canadian ed.) #14Page Scan
Sunday School Melodies #d157
The Kingdom of Praise #40TextAudioPage Scan
The Modern Hymnal #432Page Scan
The Pilot #d236
Tullar's Song Treasury #d131
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