Beside the Still Waters

Beside the still waters, O Father, my God

Author: I. E. Diekenga
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Beside the still waters, oh Father, my God,
There lead me, there feed me, there show me Thy Word;
There give me Thy counsel, there grant me Thy peace,
There make all my sorrows and wanderings cease.

2 Beside the still waters, enlighten my eye,
That I may walk worthily when Thou art nigh;
Cleanse me from presumption, my heart render pure,
Keep me from transgression and make my faith sure.

3 Beside the still waters, oh bountiful store,
I drink from their plenty and thirst nevermore;
No more I am weary when there I may rest,
And feel with Thy mercy and love I am blessed.

4 Beside the still waters, Thy goodness is there,
Protects me from danger, preserves me from care;
For pain has no terror and death has no sting,
While Thou art so near me, my Lord and my king.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9626

Author: I. E. Diekenga

Born: Cir­ca 1846, Ger­ma­ny. Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 2, 1890, St. Lou­is, Mis­sou­ri. Diekenga’s fam­i­ly em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca in 1847. He mar­ried Nellie H. de Jong, poss­i­bly in St. Lou­is. His works in­clude: Between Times; Or, Tales, Sketch­es, and Po­ems Uncle Dan Pol­der­tot, 1882  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Beside the still waters, O Father, my God
Title: Beside the Still Waters
Author: I. E. Diekenga
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #9626
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