Christ my Guide

Jesus, my truth, my way

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 141 hymnals

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JESUS, my truth, my way,
My sure, unerring light,
On thee my feeble steps I stay,
Which thou wilt guide aright.

2 My wisdom and my guide,
My Counsellor thou art;
O never let me leave thy side,
Or from thy paths depart!

3 Teach me the happy art
In all things to depend
On thee; O never, Lord, depart,
But love me to the end!

4 Let me thy witness live,
When sin is all destroyed;
And then my spotless soul receive,
And take me home to God.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #597

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, my truth, my way
Title: Christ my Guide
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns and Psalms #734

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