CLIV. A prayer

1 Be with me, Lord, where'ere I go;
Learn me what thou would'st have me do:
Suggest whate'ere I think or say;
Direct me in the narrow way.

2 Prevent me, lest I harbour pride;
Lest I in my own strength confide;
Shew me my weakness let me see,
I have my pow'r my All from thee,

3 Enrich me always with thy love;
My kind protector ever prove;
Thy signet put upon my brest;
And let thy Spirit on me rest.

4 Assist, and teach me how to pray;
Incline my nature to obey,
What thou abhor'st, that let me flee,
And only love what pleases thee.

5 O may I never do my will,
But thine, and only thine fulfill;
Let all my time and all my ways,
Be spent and ended in thy praise.

Text Information
First Line: Be with me, Lord, where'ere I go
Title: A prayer
Publication Date: 1790
Meter: Long Metre
Topic: After Sermon
Source: The Coll.
Language: English
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