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1003. Lord, lead the way the Savior went

1 Lord, lead the way the Saviour went,
By lane and cell obscure,
And let our treasures still be spent,
Like his, upon the poor.

2 Like him, through scenes of deep distress,
Who bore the world's sad weight,
We, in their gloomy loneliness,
Would see the desolate.

3 For thou hast placed us side by side
In this wide world of ill;
And that thy followers may be tried,
The poor are with us still.

4 Small are the offerings we can make;
Yet thou hast taught us, Lord,
If given for the Saviour's sake,
They lose not their reward.

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First Line: Lord, lead the way the Savior went
Author: W. Crosswell
Meter: C. M.
Publication Date: 1873
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Benevolence; Imitation of Christ's Kindness
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