532. Thy Way, Not Mine, O Lord

1 Thy way, not mine, O Lord,
However dark it be.
Lead me by Thine own hand;
Choose Thou the path for me.
I dare not choose my lot;
I would not if I might.
Choose Thou for me, my God;
So shall I walk aright.

2 Choose Thou for me my friends,
My sickness or my health;
Choose Thou my cares for me,
My poverty or wealth.
Not mine, not mine, the choice
In things or great or small;
Be Thou my Guide, my Strength,
My Wisdom, and my All.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Thy way, not mine, O Lord
Title: Thy Way, Not Mine, O Lord
Author: Horatius Bonar (1857, cento)
Meter: 6.6.6.6.D.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1941
Scripture:
Topic: Cross and Comfort
Tune Information
Name: ICH HALTE TREULICH STILL
Meter: 6.6.6.6.D.
Key: D Major
Source: "Musikalisches Gesangbuch," Leipzig, 1736, ad.



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