Scripture Verse

He will be our guide even to the end.@Psalm 48:14

Introduction

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Alfred H. Ackley
(1887–1960)

Words: Al­fred H. Ack­ley, 1911.

Music: Bent­ley D. Ack­ley (🔊 pdf nwc). Some hym­nals show the com­pos­er as Lloyd Ten Eyck, Ack­ley’s pseu­do­nym.

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Lyrics

Thro’ life’s pilgrim way
I’ll journey with my Savior,
In the night of care
He’ll lead me to the day,
Till I enter Heaven’s
Portals by His favor,
Trusting, I will go
With Jesus all the way.

Refrain

I’ll go with Him all the way to glory,
I will go with Jesus all the way,
Till I stand within
The homeland portals,
I will go with Jesus all the way.

He will never, never
Leave me nor forsake me;
If in Him I put my trust
I shall not stray,
For He knows the path
That leadeth thro’ the valley,
And with Him there’s light
And glory all the way.

Refrain

Even now I seem
To hear the songs of glory,
From the souls that stand
Redeemed before His throne;
I rejoice, for some day
I shall sing that story,
Of the Christ who brought
Me safely to my home.

Refrain

When the enemies
Of Jesus would alarm me,
Then I cry for help
To Him who is my friend,
And He always answers
E’er my foes can harm me,
He who conquered death
Will keep me to the end.

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