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When I Let God Lead

Elizabeth Ragsdale  •  Digital Sheet Music (DSM)


Incorporates refrain from Hymn 95 in the Christian Science Hymnal. Explores the when, where, and how of God’s leading. Easy, engaging accompaniment. Great audience appeal.

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When I Let God Lead
Lyrics and music by Elizabeth Ragsdale
Includes music by Joseph H. Gilmore and words by William B. Bradbury

Verse 1
When I let God lead,
I drop the plan devised
by custom, pride, and fear.
I’d rather be surprised,
oh when I let God lead.

Verse 2
I trust the God who leads
when missteps lead to shame.
It tries to find a voice
that mocks the good I’ve gained.
I trust the God who leads.

Verse 3
This is how God leads.
His guidance is direct.
Mind does all the thinking,
the thoughts that I reflect.
Oh this is how God leads.

He leadeth me, He leadeth me,
By His own hand He leadeth me.
His faithful follower I would be,
for by His hand He leadeth me.

Verse 4
Amazing where God leads,
without conformity.
My uniqueness has reserved
my place in eternity.
Amazing where God leads.

© 2015 Elizabeth Ragsdale