Key Words: My God hath sent his angel
theme for this song came to Dr. D. B. Towner as he was listening to a message
given by D. L. Moody. It was in
Mr. Moody’s sermon was filled with the challenge that with Christ as the captain of one’s life you could go anywhere without fear for God would see you through. He drew his illustrations from the Bible and introduced Daniel in the Lion’s Den, the Hebrew children in the fiery furnace, the Apostle Paul, and others – Moody made them come to life!
Towner, “There ought to be a song written with that theme.” Usually, a writer of that time would first
secure the words before attempting a melody; but he decided that he would write
the melody first and try to put into it the special feeling he felt was needed
for such a song. After he had completed
the music, he sent it on to
In 1896, Jessie Brown became the wife of Rev. John E. Pounds. It is because of this, that the name Jessie Brown Pounds is now usually used on her songs.
Anywhere He leads me in this world
Anywhere without Him dearest joys would fade;
Anywhere with Jesus I am not afraid.
Anywhere! Anywhere! Fear I cannot know;
Anywhere with Jesus I can safely go.
✞ Is Christ the Captain of your life? If so, you can go anywhere with Jesus.
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