Jesus stood, and commanded him to be brought unto Him.@Luke 18:40
Edmund S. Lorenz (1854–1942)

Edmund S. Lorenz, Heavenly Carols (Dayton, Ohio: W. J. Shuey, 1878), page 37. Some hymnals show the lyricist as E. D. M. or E. D. Mund, two of Lorenz’ pseudonyms.

Tullius C. O’Kane (🔊 pdf nwc).

Tullius C. O’Kane (1830–1912)

Lead me to Jesus, my soul is so weary,
Weary of bearing the yoke of sin;
Dark clouds above me, my pathway is dreary,
Joy never dwells my sad heart within.


Lead me to Jesus, lead me today;
Lead me to Jesus, lead me, I pray;
Tenderly, carefully, lovingly, prayerfully,
Lead me to Jesus.

Mountains impassable, sins rise around me,
Hiding the light of the Father’s face;
Sitting in darkness, sin fetters have bound me,
Vainly I struggle without His grace.


Lead me to Jesus, my soul now returning,
Seeks in His bosom its resting place;
Lead me to Jesus, my heart now is burning,
Longing for mercy, and love, and grace.