Step by step along life's pathway,Step by step the Lord did lead me
God has brought me safely through, To green pastures there to rest,
Day by day, and now as always,In His fold, His presence near me,
Mercies fresh He'd still renew. I am safe and happy, blest
Step by step, with trembling footstep,Step by step He sometimes led me,
God did bring me to the Cross, Where the surging billows roll,
There I stood and looked and wondered,When His voice said " I am with thee,"
There I learned the world was loss.How it calmed my troubled soul
Step by step He led me onward,Step by step He leads me upward,
Till I reached the narrow way.Till on Pisgah's Mount I stand,
When I learned that way was heavenward,There with vision clear, entranced,
Then I started right away. I survey the heavenly Land.
Step by step He led me forward,Step by step He brings me homeward,
Not too fast and not too slow,I can almost see the door,
Way-marks left for me to ponder,Day by day I'm looking forward,
Showed the way that I should go.To be with Him evermore.
Step by step He led me onward,Now I've penned this simple story,
Found for me a resting place, How the Lord has led me on,
There I often sat and pondered,Made me fit to dwell in glory,
On His love and saving grace. There to sing Salvation's song.