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Jesu, Still Lead OnCount Nicolaus L. von Zinzendorf (1700-1760), Translation by Miss Jane Borthwick (1813-1897)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
876aArnstadtAdam Drese (1620-1701)5.5.8.8.5.5.
876bSt. HubertRev. Leicester Darwall (1813-1897)5.5.8.8.5.5.

1Jesu, still lead on,
Till our rest be won!
And although the way be cheerless,
We will follow, calm and fearless;
Guide us by Thy hand
To our fatherland.
2If 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 foe,
To our home we go.
3When we seek relief
From a long-felt grief,–
When oppressed by new temptations,
Lord, increase and perfect patience;
Show us that bright shore
Where we weep no more!
4Jesu, still lead on,
Till our rest be won!
Heavenly Leader, still direct us,
Still support, console, protect us,
Till we safely stand
In our fatherland. Amen.
Exodus13:21And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night:
Exodus33:14And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest.
Numbers14:7-97 And they spake unto all the company of the children of Israel, saying, The land, which we passed through to search it, is an exceeding good land. 8 If the LORD delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which floweth with milk and honey. 9 Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defence is departed from them, and the LORD is with us: fear them not.
Deuteronomy1:33Who went in the way before you, to search you out a place to pitch your tents in, in fire by night, to show you by what way ye should go, and in a cloud by day.
Psalm31:3For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name’s sake lead me, and guide me.
Psalm73:24Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
Psalm132:8Arise, O LORD, into thy rest; thou, and the ark of thy strength.
Psalm139:24And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
Isaiah14:3And it shall come to pass in the day that the LORD shall give thee rest from thy sorrow, and from thy fear, and from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve,
Isaiah42:16And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.
Luke5:11And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsook all, and followed him.
Luke9:57,5857 And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. 58 And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
John10:3To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out.
Acts14:22Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.
Hebrews4:1Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.
Hebrews12:2Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
James1:3Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.