He Leadeth Me (Hymn)

He Leadeth Me
Joseph Gilmore (1862)

He leadeth me, O blessed thought!
O words with heav’nly comfort fraught!
Whate’er I do, where’er I be
Still ’tis God’s hand that leadeth me.

He leadeth me, He leadeth me,
By His own hand He leadeth me;
His faithful foll’wer I would be,
For by His hand He leadeth me.

Sometimes ’mid scenes of deepest gloom,
Sometimes where Eden’s bowers bloom,
By waters still, o’er troubled sea,
Still ’tis His hand that leadeth me.

Lord, I would place my hand in Thine,
Nor ever murmur nor repine;
Content, whatever lot I see,
Since ’tis my God that leadeth me.

And when my task on earth is done,
When by Thy grace the vict’ry’s won,
E’en death’s cold wave I will not flee,
Since God through Jordan leadeth me.

It is a blessed thought to think that He leads us.  We aren’t just randomly wandering through life.  The Lord is with us and guide us.  Whether it’s by still waters or through troubled seas, He leads us.  That is a reason for us to be content – He leads us.

4 responses to this post.

  1. Thank you, Ben 🙂

    I hear my grandma singing this with Zion’s choir. Can’t wait to sing up there too!!


    P.S. ———> 🙂


  2. Thank you, Ben, for the peace and comfort this hymn brings! God bless you and your week ahead!


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