Scripture Verse

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

Introduction

Words: Bird­ie Bell, in The Best Gos­pel Songs and Their Com­pos­ers (Dal­ton, Geor­gia: A. J. Sho­wal­ter, 1904), num­ber 133.

Music: Ben­ja­min F. Roe, Sr. (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Bell (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

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Benjamin F. Roe, Sr.
(1876–1961)

Lyrics

I have felt His guiding hand all the way;
I have heard His sweet command day by day;
He has made my heart rejoice
As I listen to His voice,
Make the narrow path thy choice and obey.

Refrain

Blessèd hand! guiding hand!
Leading to the heav’nly land,
Where the weary journey o’er,
I shall praise Him evermore.

When the clouds are dark o’erhead, He is near;
When the road is rough I tread, He doth cheer;
I can trust my heav’nly guide,
As I journey at His side,
And whatever may betide, I’ll not fear.

Refrain

To my Father’s house I’ll come by and by,
For the promised rest at home oft I sigh;
I shall see Him face to face,
Then I’ll praise His love and grace,
Which have led me to that place—home on high!

Refrain