J N Darby – Little Flock No 244 – The Road – It is not with Uncertain Step, We tread our desert way

1 It is not with uncertain step
We tread our desert way;
A well-known voice has called us up
To everlasting day –
2 The voice of Him who here has trod
Alone the trackless way
(And marked the road which leads to God)
Where once we, lost, did stray.
3 He leaves us not alone to trace
Our path across this waste;
But leads us still with living grace,
Homeward, whereto we haste.
4 See! open stands the heav’nly door,
Whence glory shines below,
To light the way He’s gone before,
The coming bliss to show.
5 In patience then we tread the road –
Our faith and courage tried–
And trust the love that bears each load,
Our hearts from grief to hide.

John Nelson Darby (1800-82)

Little Flock Hymn Book (1961/1973) No 411

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