Scripture Verse

I the Lord thy God will hold thy right hand. Isaiah 41:13


Fanny Crosby

Words: Fan­ny Cros­by, in Songs of the Soul, ed­it­ed by Hor­ace W. Bol­ton et al. (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Mey­er & Bro­ther, 1889), num­ber 17.

Music: Oa­xa­ca Ira D. San­key, 1889 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Ira D. Sankey


Take Thou my hand, and lead me—choose Thou my way!
Not as I will, O Father, teach me to say.
What though the storms may gather, Thou knowest best;
Safe in Thy holy keeping, there would I rest.

Take Thou my hand, and lead me—Lord, I am Thine!
Fill with Thy Holy Spirit this heart of mine;
Then in the hour of trial, strong shall I be—
Ready to do or suffer, dear Lord, for Thee.

Take Thou my hand, and lead me—Lord, as I go;
Into Thy perfect image help me to grow.
Still in Thine own pavilion shelter Thou me;
Keep me, O Father, keep me, close, close to Thee.