Prayer for Defense and Guidance

To Thee I lift my soul, In Thee my trust repose

Tune: DENNIS (Nägeli)
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1 To Thee I lift my soul,
In Thee my trust repose;
My God, O put me not to shame
Before triumphant foes.

2 None shall be put to shame
That humbly wait for Thee,
But those that willfully transgress,
On them the shame shall be.

3 Show me Thy paths, O Lord,
Teach me Thy perfect way,
O guide me in Thy truth divine,
And lead me day by day.

4 For Thou art God that dust
To me salvation send,
And patiently through all the day
Upon thee I attend.

5 Recall Thy mercies, Lord,
Their tenderness untold,
And all Thy loving-kindnesses,
For they have been of old.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: To Thee I lift my soul, In Thee my trust repose
Title: Prayer for Defense and Guidance
Language: English


DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (<a href="/hymn/PsH/96#tuneinfo">PHH 96</a>) arranged DENNIS and first published it in <cite>The Psaltery</cite> (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (<a href="/hymn/PsH/559#tuneinfo">PHH 559</a>). Mason attributed the tu…

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