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Our Ever Present Guide

Representative Text

1 Jesus, the Lord of glory, died,
That we might never die;
And now He reigns supreme to guide
His people to the sky.

Refrain:
Jesus, the Saviour, on Calv’ry’s tree,
Died that we might never die;
And now He is pleading that we might see
That beautiful home on high.

2 Weak though we are, He still is near,
To lead, console, defend;
In all our sorrow, all our fear,
Our all sufficient friend. [Refrain]

3 And from His love’s exhaustless spring,
Joys like a river come;
To make the desert bloom and sing,
O’er which we travel home. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Jewels #136

Author: Baptist W. Noel

Noel, Hon. Baptist Wriothesley, M.A., younger son of Sir Gerard Noel Noel, Bart., and brother of the Earl of Gainsborough, was born at Leithmont, near Leith, July 10, 1799, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Taking Holy Orders he was for some time Incumbent of St. John's Episcopal Chapel, Bedford Row, London, and Chaplain to the Queen; but in 1848 he seceded from the Church of England, and subsequently became a Baptist Minister. He was pastor of St. John's Street Chapel, Bedford Row, until 1868. He died Jan. 19, 1873. His prose works, about twelve in all, were published between 1847 and 1863. His association with hymnology is through:— (1) A Selection of Psalms and Hymns adapted chiefly for Congregational and Social Worship by… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, the Lord of glory, died
Title: Our Ever Present Guide
Author: Baptist W. Noel
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #138114
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