Be Thou My All

Be Thou my friend, my close companion ever

Author: Emma C. Dowd
Tune: [Be thou my Friend, my close companion ever]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Be Thou my friend, my close companion ever;
Earth’s paths diverge as comrades onward wend;
Friends may depart, but Thou, O leave me never!
Be Thou my friend, be Thou my friend.

2 Be Thou my strength, for I am full of weakness;
In Thee alone can I be strong at length;
Help me to lean on Thee in trust and meekness;
Be Thou my strength, be Thou my strength.

3 Be Thou my life: no other one can feed me;
I, weary, faint, so worn with pain and strife;
Where living waters flow, O gently lead me;
Be Thou my life, be Thou my life.

4 Be Thou my all; for terrors oft enfold me,
The vasts of Thy great universe appall;
Closer to Thy dear heart, yet closer hold me!
Be Thou my all, be Thou my all.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12476

Author: Emma C. Dowd

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Text Information

First Line: Be Thou my friend, my close companion ever
Title: Be Thou My All
Author: Emma C. Dowd
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #12476
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The Cyber Hymnal #12476

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