For Thy name’s sake lead me, and guide me.@Psalm 31:3
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Charles C. Converse (1834-1918)

Anonymous, in Silver Wings, by Charles C. Converse (New York/Boston, Massachusetts: C. H. Ditson/Oliver Ditson, 1870), number 107.

Lead Me On Charles C. Converse, 1870 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Traveling to the better land,
O’er the desert’s scorching sand,
Father! let me grasp Thy hand;
Lead me on, lead me on!

When at Marah, parched with heat,
I the sparkling fountain greet,
Make the bitter waters sweet;
Lead me on, lead me on!

When the wilderness is drear,
Show me Elim’s palm grove near,
And her wells, as crystal clear,
Lead me on, lead me on!

When with Amalec I fight,
Brave to battle for the right,
Give me courage, give me might:
Lead me on, lead me on!

In temptation, when the foe
Sorely thrusts to lay me low,
Father! conquering grace bestow,
Lead me on, lead me on!

Through the water, through the fire,
Never let me fail or tire,
Every step brings Canaan nigher:
Lead me on, lead me on!

Bid me stand on Nebo’s height,
Gaze upon the land of light,
Then, transported with the sight,
Lead me on, lead me on!

When I stand on Jordan’s brink,
Never let me fear or shrink;
Hold me, Father, lest I sink:
Lead me on, lead me on!

When the victory is won,
And eternal life begun,
Up to glory lead me on!
Lead me on, lead me on!