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564. Great God, We Sing Your Guiding Hand

1 Great God, we sing Your guiding hand
by which supported still we stand;
the opening year Your mercy shows;
that mercy crowns it till it close.

2 By day, by night, at home, abroad,
still are we guarded by our God;
by His incessant bounty fed,
by His unerring counsel led.

3 With grateful hearts the past we own;
the future, all to us unknown,
we to Your guardian care commit,
and peaceful leave before Your feet.

4 In scenes exalted or depressed,
You are our joy, You are our rest;
Your goodness all our hopes shall raise,
adored through all our changing days.

Text Information
First Line: Great God, we sing Your guiding hand
Title: Great God, We Sing Your Guiding Hand
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: LM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2010
Topic: The Church at Worship: Commemorations; God-Mercy; Guidance (1 more...)
Tune Information
Name: OLD 100TH
Meter: LM
Key: F Major
Notes: Higher key, No. 707; Alternate tune, O WALY WALY

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