Follow Me.@Matthew 4:19
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Fanny Crosby (1820–1915)

Fan­ny Cros­by, in Chris­tian En­dea­vor Hymns, ed­it­ed by Ira D. San­key (Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts, and New York: Unit­ed So­ci­e­ty of Chris­tian En­dea­vor and Big­low & Main, 1894), num­ber 74. Some hym­nals show the lyr­i­cist as Ida S. Tay­lor, one of Fan­ny’s pseu­do­nyms.

Will­iam A. Og­den (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William A. Ogden (1841–1897)

Keep step with the Master, whatever betide;
Tho’ dark be the pathway, keep close to your guide;
While foes are alluring, and danger is near,
When walking with Jesus, you’ve nothing to fear.

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Keeping step, go bravely forward,
And thy courage still renew;
Daily walk with Christ your Savior,
He will lead you all the journey through.

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Keep step with the Master, wherever you go;
Thro’ darkness and shadow, the way He will show;
The light of His presence your path will illume,
And make all the desert a garden of bloom.

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Keep step with the Master, nor halt by the way;
Whate’er He commands you, oh, haste to obey!
Arise at His bidding, press on in His might;
While walking with Jesus, you’re sure to be right.

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