With thee, O Lord, alone to go

With thee, O Lord, alone to go

Author: Paul E. Kretzmann
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1 With Thee, O Lord, alone to go,
Whate'er betide,
To know Thy shelt'ring hand is near,
Close by my side,
To have Thy love watch over me
With anxious care,
To lead me safely on Thy paths:
That is my prayer.

2 To know Thee, Jesus, as the Lamb
Who died for me,
Who paid the ransom of His blood
To set me free,
To be assured that Thou my sin
And curse didst bear
To save me from eternal death:
That is my prayer.

3 To have Thee, Spirit, in my heart,
With all Thy pow'r,
To feel Thy presence rich within,
New ev'ry hour,
To have Thee teach me all the truth
Of Scripture fair,
That I may safely reach my goal:
That is my prayer.


Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #535

Author: Paul E. Kretzmann

Professor Paul E. Kretzman led a group of Lutherans who left church fellowship with some Lutheran congregations in 1956 after he was charged with teaching error in class. He and his followers organized the Lutheran Churches of the Reformation. He wrote several Bible Commentaries and translated many hymns. NN, Hymnary from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lutheran_Churches_of_the_Reformation Go to person page >

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First Line: With thee, O Lord, alone to go
Author: Paul E. Kretzmann


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