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51. Captain of Israel's Host

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1 Captain of Israel's host and guide
of all who seek the land above,
beneath thy shadow we abide,
the cloud of thy protecting love;
our strength, thy grace; our rule, thy word;
our end, the glory of the Lord.

2 By thine unerring Spirit led,
we shall not in the desert stray;
we shall not full direction need,
nor miss our providential way;
as far from danger as from fear
while love, almighty love, is near.

3 We've no abiding city here,
but seek a city out of sight;
thither our steady course we steer,
aspiring to the plains of light:
Jerusalem the saints' abode,
whose founder is the living God.

Text Information
First Line: Captain of Israel's host and guide
Title: Captain of Israel's Host
Author: Charles Wesley (1747, 1762)
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: 8.8.8.8.88
Scripture: Exodus 13:21; Hebrews 13:14
Topic: City of God; God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
Source: St. 1-2 inspired by Matthew Henry (c. 1700), written in 1762. St. 3 written in 1747
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: COLERAINE
Meter: 8.8.8.8.88
Key: G Major
Source: La Scala Santa (Ireland, 1681)



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