Savior so dear

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1 Help me to know Thy will,
Guide me I pray;
In weakness may I feel
Thy strength alway.
Ever content to go
Where Thy dear love doth show;
Faithful to Thee below
Thro’ life’s short day.

2 O may I learn to wait
Thy voice to hear;
Beneath Thy shelt’ring wing
I cannot fear.
When falls the eventide,
When clouds the stars shall hide,
My tho’ts with Thee abide,
Saviour, so dear.

3 My soul would rest for aye,
In perfect peace;
From ev’ry worldly care
Find sweet release.
Though darkness veils the sky,
I know Thy hand is nigh,
On Thee I will rely,
Till time shall cease.

Source: Consecrated Hymns #143

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Help me to know, Lord thy will
Title: Savior so dear
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Copyright: Public Domain

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Consecrated Hymns #143

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