69. Be thou my guardian and my guide

1 Be thou my guardian and my guide,
and hear me when I call;
let not my slipp'ery footsteps slide,
and hold me lest I fall.

2 The world, the flesh, and Satan dwell
around the path I tread;
O save me from the snares of hell,
thou quick'ner of the dead.

3 And if I tempted am to sin,
and outward things are strong,
do thou, O Lord, keep watch within,
and save my soul from wrong.

4 Still let me ever watch and pray,
and feel that I am frail;
that if the tempter cross my way,
yet he may not prevail.

Text Information
First Line: Be thou my guardian and my guide
Title: Be thou my guardian and my guide
Author: Isaac Williams, 1802-1865
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2000
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Confirmation; Faith, Trust and Commitment; Lent (9 more...)
Tune Information
Name: ABRIDGE
Composer: Isaac Smith, 1734-1805
Meter: CM
Incipit:
Key: D Major



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