Guide us, Savior

Representative Text

1 God has said, "Forever blessed
Those who seek me in their youth;
Thy shall find the path of wisdom,
And the narrow way of truth."
Guide us, Saviour,
Guide us, Saviour,
In the narrow way of truth.

2 Be our strength, for we are weakness;
Be our wisdom and our guide;
May we walk in love and meekness,
Nearer to our Saviour's side:
Naught can harm us;
Naught can harm us;
While we thus in thee abide.

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #730

Author: Mrs. Bishop Thompson

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Text Information

First Line: God has said--"For ever blessed"
Title: Guide us, Savior
Author: Mrs. Bishop Thompson

Tune

[God has said, forever blessed]


VESPER HYMN (Bortnianski or Stevenson)

VESPER HYMN appeared in John A. Stevenson's Selection of Popular National Airs (1818) as a setting for Thomas Moore's "Hark! The Vesper Hymn Is Stealing." A footnote in that hymnal explained that Stevenson had added what is-now the first line of the retrain to a "Russian Air." Some later hymnals att…

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A New Service and Tune Book for Sunday Schools. New ed. #d35

Angelic Songs #d62

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #426

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Hymnal for Sunday School and Social Worship #d58

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #873

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #873

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #225

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #14

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #225

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Joyful Greeting: for the Sabbath-school #75

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d223

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Methodist Hymn-Book #835

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New Service and Tune Book for Sunday School #d35

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Precious Hymns #110

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Songs for Worship: in the Sunday-school, social-meeting, and family #74a

Sowing and Reaping #d37

Sunday School Service and Hymn Book arranged by the Sunday School Committee #d41

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Sunday-School Hymns #128

The Canadian Hymnal #d89

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The Canadian Hymnal #d105

The Canadian Sunday School Harp #d42

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The Centenary Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes popular during the last one hundred years #358

The Children's Church #d46

The Church Hymn Book #d289

The Dominion Hymnal #d74

The Gem #d39

The Golden Harp #d85

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The Sunday School Liturgy #d21

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