O thou whose mercy guides my way

O thou whose mercy guides my way

Author: James Edmeston
Tune: ROMBERG
Published in 74 hymnals

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1 O Thou whose mercy guides my way,
Though now it seem severe,
Forbid my unbelief to say,
There is no mercy here!

2 O may I, Lord, desire the pain
That comes in kindness down,
Far more than sweetest earthly gain,
Succeeded by Thy frown.

3 Then, though Thou bend my spirit low,
Love only I shall see;
The gracious hand that strikes the blow
Was wounded once for me.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #445

Author: James Edmeston

Edmeston, James, born Sept. 10, 1791. His maternal grandfather was the Rev. Samuel Brewer, who for 50 years was the pastor of an Independent congregation at Stepney. Educated as an architect and surveyor, in 1816 he entered upon his profession on his own account, and continued to practice it until his death on Jan. 7, 1867. The late Sir G. Gilbert Scott was his pupil. Although an Independent by descent he joined the Established Church at a comparatively early age, and subsequently held various offices, including that of churchwarden, in the Church of St. Barnabas, Homerton. His hymns number nearly 2000. The best known are “Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us” and "Saviour, breathe an evening blessing." Many of his hymns were written for c… Go to person page >

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First Line: O thou whose mercy guides my way
Author: James Edmeston

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #445

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