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My God, I thank thee for the guide

My God, I thank thee for the guide

Author: Aaron R. Wolfe
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 My God, I thank thee for the guide
Thou hast implanted in my soul,
O'er passion's stormy waves to ride
And bring self-love to its control.

2 Whene'er the tempter lingers near,
In sinful paths my soul to lure,
Teach me that warning voice to hear;
And in obeying keep me pure.

3 Oh, let no gilded sin deceive,
To blind my eyes, my soul betray;
The steadfast truth may I believe,
And follow where it leads the way.

4 The single eye shall thus be mine,
And light improved new light convey,
And brighter still my path shall shine
To portals of eternal day.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #696

Author: Aaron R. Wolfe

Wolfe, Aaron Robarts, was born at Mendham, New Jersey, Sep. 6, 1821, and educated at Williams College, 1844; and the Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1851. On April 9, 1851, he was licensed by the Third Presbytery of New York. For some lime he had charge of a school for young ladies at Tallahassee, Florida; and in 1859 he established "The Hillside Seminary for Young Ladies" at Montclair, New Jersey. In 1858 he contributed 7 hymns under the signature "A. R. W." to Hastings's Church Melodies. These are:— 1. A Parting hymn we sing. Close of Holy Communion. 2. Complete in Thee, no work of mine. Complete in Christ. Published in the N. Y. Evangelist, 1850 or 51. 3. Draw near, O Holy Dove, draw near. Holy Communion. 4. How… Go to person page >

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Author: Aaron R. Wolfe

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The Voice of Praise #696

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