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Uphold me, Lord, too prone to stray

Uphold me, Lord, too prone to stray

Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Henry Francis Lyte

Lyte, Henry Francis, M.A., son of Captain Thomas Lyte, was born at Ednam, near Kelso, June 1, 1793, and educated at Portora (the Royal School of Enniskillen), and at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was a Scholar, and where he graduated in 1814. During his University course he distinguished himself by gaining the English prize poem on three occasions. At one time he had intended studying Medicine; but this he abandoned for Theology, and took Holy Orders in 1815, his first curacy being in the neighbourhood of Wexford. In 1817, he removed to Marazion, in Cornwall. There, in 1818, he underwent a great spiritual change, which shaped and influenced the whole of his after life, the immediate cause being the illness and death of a brother cler… Go to person page >

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First Line: Uphold me, Lord, too prone to stray
Author: Henry Francis Lyte

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #654Page Scan
New Manual of Praise: for Sabbath and Social Worship #436Page Scan
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #634Page Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #525Page Scan
The Sacrifice of Praise. psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs designed for public worship and private devotion, with notes on the origin of hymns. #65Page Scan
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d947



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