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I will follow thee, my Savior

I will follow thee, my Savior. perhaps by James Lawson (nda). This hymn is dated 1866 in Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the Churches of Christ (Boston, 1886), edited by Horace Lorenzo Hastings (1831-1889) and attributed to a James Lawson (in some later books ‘Rev. James Lawson’). Gordon Taylor points out (1989, p. 90) that in The Revivalist (1872), edited by Joseph Hillman, the words and music are said to be by ‘Jas. L., Elginburg, C.W.’. I will follow Thee, my Saviour,   Wheresoe’er my lot may be; Where thou goest I will follow,   Yes, my Lord, I’ll follow Thee. (refrain) I will follow Thee, my Saviour,   Thou didst shed Thy blood for me; And though all men should forsake Thee, By...

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