Lead Me, Precious Savior

Lead me, lead me, lead me precious Savior

Author: Phoebe Palmer Knapp
Tune: [Lead me, lead me]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lead me, lead me,
Lead me, precious Saviour,
Into the narrow way,
Into the narrow way,

Fold me, fold me,
Fold me to thy bosom,
And may I never stray, oh, never stray,
And I will praise thee evermore, yes, evermore,
And I will praise thee evermore, yes, evermore.

2 I will love thee,
Ever, ever love thee;
May sinful thoughts depart,
Oh, take them from my heart. [Chorus]

3 Lead me, fold me,
Guide, and ever keep me,
And thanks my heart will give,
Dear Saviour, while I live. [Chorus]

Source: Junior Songs: a collection of sacred hymns and songs; for use in meetings of junior societies, Sunday Schools, etc. #171

Author: Phoebe Palmer Knapp

As a young girl Phoebe Palmer Knapp (b. New York, NY, 1839; d. Poland Springs, ME, 1908) displayed great musical talent; she composed and sang children’s song at an early age. The daughter of the Methodist evangelist Walter C. Palmer, she was married to John Fairfield Knapp at the age of sixteen. Her husband was a founder of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, and after his death, she shared her considerable inherited wealth with various charitable organizations. She composed over five hundred gospel songs, of which the tunes for “Blessed Assurance” and “Open the Gates of the Temple” are still popular today. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lead me, lead me, lead me precious Savior
Title: Lead Me, Precious Savior
Author: Phoebe Palmer Knapp
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Fold me, fold me, fold me to Thy bosom
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Joyful Sound #95

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Junior Songs #171

Notes of Joy, for the Sabbath School #d74

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Redemption songs #110

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Sacred Trio #110

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Songs for Little Folks #100

Songs of Praise and Prayer #d165

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The Epworth Hymnal #287

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The Sacred Trio #110

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