Guide Us, Savior

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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
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


VESPER HYMN (Bortnianski)

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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[God has said, forever blessed] (O'Kane)



The Cyber Hymnal #14393
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