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Blest instructor, from thy ways

Blest instructor, from thy ways

Author: James Merrick
Tune: PLEYEL'S HYMN
Published in 65 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Blest Instructor! from Thy ways,
Who can tell how oft he strays!
Save from error's growth my mind;
Leave not, Lord, one root behind.

2 Purge me from guilt, that lies
Wrapt within my heart's disguise;
Let me thence, by Thee renewed,
Each presumptuous sin exclude.

3 Let my tongue, from error free,
Speak the words approved by Thee!
To thine all-observing eyes
Let my thoughts accepted rise.

4 While I thus Thy Name adore,
And Thy healing grace implore,
Blest Redeemer, bow Thine ear!
God, my Strength, propitious hear.

Source: Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #390

Author: James Merrick

Merrick, James , M.A., was born in 1720, and educated at Oxford, where he became a Fellow of Trinity College. He entered Holy Orders, but his health would not admit of parish work. He died at Reading, 1769. His publications include:— (1) Messiah, a Divine Essay. Humbly dedicated to the Reverend the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford and the Visitors of the Free School in Reading. By James Merrick, Ætat. 14, Senior Scholar of the School at their last Terminal Visitation, the 7th of October, 1734. Reading. (2) The Destruction of Troy. Translated from the Greek of Tryphiodorus into English Verse, with Notes, &c. 1742. (3) Poems on Sacred Subjects. Oxford . 1763. (4) The Psalms of David Translated or Paraphrased in English Verse… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blest instructor, from thy ways
Author: James Merrick

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #246

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #246

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #246

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #352

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #352

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #352

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #352

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #352

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #352

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #377

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #382

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #12

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #273

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #305

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #212

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #212

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #205

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #H62

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #273

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #273

Boston Sunday School Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d23

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Children's Praise #109

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #389

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Church Book #390

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Church Book #390

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Church Choral-Book #383

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Church Harmonies #553

Church Music, a Collection of Hymn Tunes. #d16

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Church Poetry #14a

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #528

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #576

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #55

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d60

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #334

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #334

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Hymns for Public Worship #141

Hymns for Social and Private Worship, Altered to a Devotional Form #d12

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Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #164

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #152

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #152

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #350

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Hymns of the Church Universal #544

Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d36

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Hymns, Suitable for the Devotion of Families and Churches #X

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d60

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d82

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The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book #9

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d60

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d59

The Christian Psalter #d68

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The Disciples' Hymn Book #285

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The Gospel Psalmist #336

The Modern Harp #d36

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The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #362

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The Sunday School Liturgy. (4th ed.) #16

The Universalist Hymn Book #d75

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #230

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