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God sets a still small voice

God sets a still small voice

Author: Esther Wiglesworth
Tune: [God sets a still, small voice]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 God sets a still, small voice
Deep every soul within;
It guideth to the right,
And warneth us of sin.

2 If we that voice obey,
Clearer its tones will be
Till all God’s will for us
Clear as noonday we see.

3 If we that voice neglect,
Fainter will be its tone;
If still unheeded, it
Will leave us quite alone.

4 O grief, to be allowed
To go our own wild way;
Lord, hold Thy children back
Lest we so sadly stray!

5 And help us to attend
To Thy sweet voice divine;
Then, in the judgment day,
Own us, good Lord, as Thine.

Source: Revival Hymns: a Collection of New and Standard Hymns for Gospel and social meetings, Sunday schools and Young People's Societies #129

Author: Esther Wiglesworth

Wiglesworth, Esther, daughter of Thomas Wiglesworth, was born at 6 Bruce Terrace, Tottenham, Middlesex, in 1827, and is now (1891) Matron of the Magdalen Asylum, Streatham. She has composed a large number of small poetical works, and has contributed numerous hymns and poems to the periodical press. The works from which most of her hymns in common use are taken, are: Verses for the Sundays and Holidays of the Christian Seasons, 1863; (2) Verses for Christian Children, 1871; (3) Hymns for the Feasts, and other Verses, 1878; (4) Songs of Perseverance, 1885, &c. These hymns in common use include:— 1. Almighty Father, God of love. Morning. 2. Father, look upon Thy children. Confirmation. 3. God chooseth out the place. God the Gu… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God sets a still small voice
Author: Esther Wiglesworth
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Christ in Song #d170

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Hymnal Amore Dei #103

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Hymnal, Amore Dei #103

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Hymnal, Amore Dei. Rev. ed. #a103

Melody for the Sunday School #d29

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Revival Hymns #129

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The School Hymnal #195

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