"Jesus, Lead Thou On" Cento by Christian Gregor, 1723-1801 Translated by Jane Borthwick, 1813-1897 Text From: THE HANDBOOK TO THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1941) 294-295 1. Jesus, lead Thou on Till our rest is won; And although the way be cheerless, We will follow calm and fearless. Guide us by Thy hand To our fatherland. 2. If the way be drear, If the foe be near, Let not faithless fears o'ertake us; Let not faith and hope forsake us; For through many a woe To our home we go. 3. When we seek relief From a long-felt grief; When temptations come alluring, Make us patient and enduring; Show us that bright shore Where we weep no more. 4. Jesus, lead Thou on Till our rest is won. Heavenly Leader, still direct us, Still support, control, protect us, Till we safely stand In our fatherland.This text was converted to ascii format for Project Wittenberg by Debbie Harris and is in the public domain. You may freely distribute, copy or print this text. Please direct any comments or suggestions to: Rev. Robert E. Smith Walther Library at Concordia Theological Seminary E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes from _The Lutheran Hymanl_ Hymn #410 Text: Luke 5:11 Author: Cento by Christian Gregor, 1778 Translated by: Jane Borthwick, 1854, alt. Titled: "Jesu, geh voran" Composer: Adam Drese, 1697 Tune: "Seelenbraeutigam"
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