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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A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #148

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #713

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d692

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d823

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Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #367

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H331

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #331

Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. 4th ed. #d209

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #445

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #445

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #523

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d395

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #523

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Hymns for the Sick-Room #23

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d217

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d828

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #229

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #962

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d625

Sabbath School Vocalist #d76

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Seamen's Hymns #367

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d461

Select Hymns #d335

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #401

Songs for the New Life #d506

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad851

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #970

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #970

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #970

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #970

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #970

Songs for the School Room #d78

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1100

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #438

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #769

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d296

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d687

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #599

The Gospel Praise Book #d325

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #250

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #595

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d818

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #731

The South Western Psalmist #d301

The Southern Psalmist #d636

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d667

The Vestry Hymn Book #d344

Union Hymns. Rev. #d294

Union Hymns. Rev. #d299

Village Hymns #d405

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