Lord! through the dubious path of life

Lord! through the dubious path of life

Author: John Needham
Published in 30 hymnals

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1 Lord, through the dubious paths of life,
Thy feeble servant guide;
Supported by thy powerful arm,
My footsteps shall not slide.

2 The thee, O my unerring guide!
I would myself resign;
In all my ways acknowledge thee,
And form my will by thine.

3 Thus shall each blessing of thine hand
Be doubly sweet to me;
And in new griefs I still shall have
A refuge, Lord, in thee.

4 Lord, by thy counsel whilst I love,
Guide thou my wand'ring feet;
And when my course on earth is run,
conduct me to thy seat.

Source: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #LXXXI

Author: John Needham

Needham, John, was the son of John Needham, Baptist Minister, of Hitchin, Herts, but the date of his birth is unknown. He would doubtless be educated by his father, who was a tutor and in repute as a learned man. In 1750 Needham became co-pastor with John Beddome at the Baptist meetinghouse in the Pithay, Bristol; but, two years later, Beddome having retired through age, a violent controversy arose in the Church with regard to a continuance of the plan of co-pastorship. As the result, Needham and a number of his friends removed to a Baptist meetinghouse in Callowhill Street, where a Mr. Foot was pastor. For a time the two societies used the same builing at different hours, but in 1755 they were united, with Mr. Needham and Mr. Foot as co-pa… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord! through the dubious path of life
Author: John Needham
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #103

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #LXXXI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #LXXXI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #247

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #247

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #253

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #262

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #262

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #253

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d632

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H574

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #574

Hymns for Social and Private Worship, Altered to a Devotional Form #d83

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Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #574

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #609

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #522

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The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #31a

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #538

The Christian Hymn Book #d389

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d394

The Christian Lyre #d238

The Christian Psalter #d313

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The Gospel Psalmist #491

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The Harp #616

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #657

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #657

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