"Come follow Me," the Savior spakeAuthor: Angelus Silesius; Translator: Charles William Schaeffer
Tune: EISENACH (Gesius)
Published in 24 hymnals
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1 "Come, follow Me," the Savior spake,
"All in My way abiding;
Deny yourselves, the world forsake,
Obey My call and guiding.
O bear the cross, whate'er betide,
Take my example for your guide.
2 "I am the Light, I light the way,
A godly life displaying;
I bid you walk as in the day;
I keep your feet from straying.
I am the way, and well I show
How you must sojourn here below.
3 "My heart abounds in lowliness,
My soul with love is glowing;
And gracious words My lips express,
With meekness overflowing.
My heart, My mind, My strength, My all,
To God I yield, on Him I call.
4 "I teach you how to shun and flee
What harms your soul's salvation,
Your heart from ev'ry guile to free,
From sin and its temptation.
I am the refuge of the soul
And lead you to your heav'nly goal."
5 Then let us follow Christ, our Lord,
And take the cross appointed
And, firmly clinging to His Word,
In suff'ring be undaunted.
For those who bear the battle's strain
The crown of heav'nly life obtain.
Source: Lutheran Service Book #688
|First Line:||"Come follow Me," the Savior spake|
|Title:||"Come, Follow Me," the Savior Spake|
|German Title:||Mir nach, spricht Christus, unser Held|
|Translator:||Charles William Schaeffer|
|Instances (1 - 6 of 6)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #453||Come, Follow Me, the Savior Spoke||Come, follow me, the Savior spoke||MACHS MIT MIR, GOTT||Johann Scheffler, 1624-77; Charles W. Schaeffer, 1813-96||87 87 88||1993||Commitment ||
|Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #422||"Come, Follow Me," the Savior Spake||"Come follow Me," the Savior spake||MACH'S MIT MIR, GOTT||J. Scheffler, 1624-77 ; C. W. Schaeffer, 1813-96||87 87 88||1996||Discipleship: Following Christ | ; Trinity 5 ||
|Evangelical Lutheran Worship #799||Come, Follow Me, the Savior Spake||"Come, follow me," the Savior spake||MACHS MIT MIR, GOTT||Johann Scheffler, 1624-16577; Charles W. Schaeffer, 1813-1896||8 7 8 7 8 8||2006||Affirmation of Baptism | ; Commitment, Discipleship | ; Trust, Guidance ||
|Lutheran Service Book #688||"Come, Follow Me," the Savior Spake||"Come, follow Me," the Savior spake||MACHS MIT MIR, GOTT||Johann Scheffler, 1624-77; Charles W. Schaeffer, 1813-96||87 87 88||1 Peter 2:21-25; Matthew 16:24; John 8:12; Matthew 10:38-39||2006||Mission and Witness |||<cite>Geistliche Lieder und Lobgesänge</cite>, 1695 (st. 4)|
|Small Church Music #2366||Mach's mit mir, Gott||Come, follow Me, the Saviour spake||MACH'S MIT MIR, GOTT||Johann Scheffler||188.8.131.52.8.8|
|The Cyber Hymnal #985||Come, Follow Me, the Savior Spake||Come, follow Me, the Savior spake||MACH'S MIT MIR, GOTT||Johann Scheffler; Charles W. Schaeffer||87.87.88|