God's Guiding Hand

How sweet to know that on life's rugged pathway

Author: Bertha M. Lillenas
Tune: [How sweet to know that on life's rugged pathway]
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Author: Bertha M. Lillenas

Lillenas, Bertha Mae (nee Wilson). (?--1945). First wife of Haldor Lillenas, mother of their two children. Ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Evangelist, singer, and composer, as well as artist at the piano. Deets Pacific Bible College, Los Angeles (later Pasadena College). With her husband, pastored churches at Lompoc and Pomona, California; Auburn, Illinois; Peniel, Texas; Redlands, Calif.; and Indianapolis, Indiana. She often preached. She had a gift for writing songs easy to sing on powerful gospel themes. Since she was a contralto, she wrote most numbers in a low key. The text of "Jesus Took My Burden" (Johnson Oatman) was sent to Haldor Lillenas to be set to music, but the musical setting he wrote visited virtually all p… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How sweet to know that on life's rugged pathway
Title: God's Guiding Hand
Author: Bertha M. Lillenas
Language: English
Refrain First Line: God's guiding hand has led me through the valley
Publication Date: 1938
Copyright: 1938 by Nazarene Publishing House


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