God still leadeth me

Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place (Goodenough)

Author: Caroline L. Goodenough
Published in 6 hymnals

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1 Lord, Thou has been our dwelling place
In generations all,
Before Thou ever hadst brought forth
The mountains great or small;

2 Ere ever Thou hadst formed the earth,
And all the world abroad;
Ev'n Thou from everlasting art
To everlasting God.

3 A thousand years do yet appear
No more before Thy sight
Than yesterday when it is past,
Or than a watch by night.

4 As with an overflowing flood
Thou sweepest them away;
They are as sleep and as the grass
That grows at morn are they.

5 All our iniquities Thou dost
Before Thy presence place,
And set our secfet [sic] faults before
The brightness of Thy face.

6 For in Thine anger all our days
Pass onward to an end;
And as a tale that hath been told
So all our years we spend.

7 Three-score and ten years are the sum
Of all the days we see;
Or if by reason of more strength
In some four-score they be.

8 Who knows the power of Thy wrath?
According to Thy fear
So is Thy wrath; Lord, teach Thou us
Our end in mind to bear,

9 And so to count our days that we
Our hearts may still apply
To learn Thy wisdom and Thy truth,
That we may live thereby.

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #68

Author: Caroline L. Goodenough

Copyright records indicate Goodenough was living in Rochester, Massachusetts, in 1931. Her works include: High Lights on Hymn­ists and Their Hymns, 1931 --www.hymntime.com  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place (Goodenough)
Title: God still leadeth me
Author: Caroline L. Goodenough
Refrain First Line: He leadeth me, he leadeth me

Tune

ST. PETER (Reinagle)

Composed by Alexander R. Reinagle (b. Brighton, Sussex, England, 1799; d. Kidlington, Oxfordshire, England, 1877), ST. PETER was published as a setting for Psalm 118 in Reinagle's Psalm Tunes for the Voice and Pianoforte (c. 1836). The tune first appeared with Newton's text in Hymns Ancient and Mode…

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymn Book for the Army and Navy #d41
The Baptist Standard Hymnal with Responsive Readings #528Page Scan
The Gospel Psalter #d70
The Psalms of David, in Metre: allowed by the Authority of the Kirk of Scotland and Used in Several Branches of the Presbyterian Church #d68
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d210
The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #68Text



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