Guard and Guide

Lead us not into temptation, Heavenly Father guard and guide

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Lead us not into temptation]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 “Lead us not into temptation,”
Heav’nly Father, guard and guide,
Shield us with Thy great salvation,
Keep us near the Savior’s side.

May Thy love in us abide;
Keep us near the Savior’s side;
“Lead us not into temptation,”
Heav’nly Father, guard and guide.

2 Help us do as we are bidden,
Heeding when Thy voice we hear;
In the Rock of Ages hidden,
Let Thy grace in us appear. [Refrain]

3 Lead us on in paths of blessing,
Helping others as we go;
All we need, in Thee possessing,
May our light shine out below. [Refrain]

4 “Lead us not into temptation,”
Lord, deliver us from ill;
Thine the praise and adoration,
Kingdom, power and glory still. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #113

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lead us not into temptation, Heavenly Father guard and guide
Title: Guard and Guide
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: May thy love in us abaide
Copyright: Public Domain



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Gospel Herald in Song #113

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