618. Guide Me Ever, Great Redeemer

1 Guide me ever, great Redeemer,
pilgrim through this barren land.
I am weak, but you are mighty;
hold me with your pow'rful hand.
Bread of heaven, bread of heaven,
feed me now and evermore,
feed me now and evermore.

2 Open now the crystal fountain
where the healing waters flow;
let the fire and cloudy pillar
lead me all my journey through.
Strong deliv'rer, strong deliv'rer,
shield me with your mighty arm,
shield me with your mighty arm.

3 When I tread the verge of Jordan,
bid my anxious fears subside;
death of death and hell's destruction,
land me safe on Canaan's side.
Songs and praises, songs and praises
I will raise forevermore,
I will raise forevermore.

Text Information
First Line: Guide me ever, great Redeemer
Title: Guide Me Ever, Great Redeemer
Author and Translator: William Williams, 1717-1791 (alt.)
Translator: Peter Williams, 1722-1796 (alt.)
Meter: 8 7 8 7 8 7 7
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Hope, Assurance; Journey, Pilgrimage; Lent
Tune Information
Composer: John Hughes, 1873-1932
Meter: 8 7 8 7 8 7 7
Key: G Major

Audio recording: MP3
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