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No one, my Lord, like thee

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1 No one, my Lord, like thee, no one so true;
Thou never wilt forsake the journey through,
Thou art the only friend
Abiding to the end;
No friend have I like thee, no friend like thee.

2 No help, my Lord, but thee, no strength mine own,
All which by self I've wrought hath weakness shown.
With help from thee I win
Vict'ry o'er every sin;
No help have I but thee, no help but thee.

3 No guide, my Lord, like thee, my path to show;
No one to counsel me whither to go.
Thou wilt the way prepare
And go before me there;
No guide have I like thee, no guide like thee.

4 No hope, my Lord, but thee that will avail,
My claims of righteousness will not prevail.
I gain alone in thee
Life and eternity;
No hope have I but thee, no hope but thee.

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #69

Author: Ella E. Miles

Miles, Ella Elizabeth. (Athol, Massachusetts, March 24, 1855--December 29, 1914, Holden, Mass.) Advent Christian. Daughter of W.W. Boyden and wife of James A. Miles, she began writing poems and hymns at the age of fifteen. Many of them appeared in early hymn books of her church. --Moses C. Crouse, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: No one, my Lord, like thee
Author: Ella E. Miles
Refrain First Line: No one like thee

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