462. Oh, that the Lord Would Guide My Ways

1 Oh, that the Lord would guide my ways
To keep his statutes still!
Oh, that my God would grant me grace
To know and do his will!

2 Order my footsteps by your Word,
And make my heart sincere;
Let sin have no dominion, Lord,
But keep my conscience clear.

3 Assist my soul, too apt to stray,
A stricter watch to keep;
And should I e'er forget your way,
Restore your wand'ring sheep.

4 Make me to walk in your commands -
'Tis a delightful road -
Nor let my head or heart or hands
Offend against my God.

Text Information
First Line: Oh, that the Lord would guide my ways
Title: Oh, that the Lord Would Guide My Ways
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748 (abr., alt.)
Meter: CM
Publication Date: 1993
Topic: Commitment
Tune Information
Name: EVAN
Composer: William H. Havergal, 1793-1870 (adapt.)
Meter: CM
Key: G Major



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