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Blessed Savior, ever guide me

Blessed Savior, ever guide me

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [Blessed Savior, ever guide me]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Blessed Saviour, ever guide me,
Fro I dare not walk alone,
But, I pray Thee, walk beside me,
Let Thy blood for me atone.
Saviour, guide me,
Bid my doubts and fears all cease
Saviour, guide me,
Lead me in Thy paths of peace.

2 Saviour guide me, ever guide me,
For I could not find the way;
I am safe with Thee beside me,
Lead me one to endless day.
Saviour, guide me,
May my hope and faith increase;
Saviour, guide me,
Lead me in Thy paths of peace.

3 Saviour, thro’ this dark world guide me;
How I need just such a friend!
For no evil can betide me,
If Thou wilt Thy presence lend.
Saviour, guide me,
Speak, and all life’s storms will cease;
Saviour, guide me,
Lead me in Thy paths of peace.

4 Onward, upward, Saviour guide me,
Into holy realms of love;
In Thine own pavilion hide me,
Take me to Thy home above.
Saviour, guide me,
Till the captive gets release;
Saviour, guide me,
To Thy home of joy and peace.

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #242

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blessed Savior, ever guide me
Author: Johnson Oatman



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