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Guide Me

With Thine eye, O Savior, guide me

Author: Clara McAlister Brooks
Tune: [With Thine eye, O Savior, guide me]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 With Thine eye, O Savior, guide me
Through my pilgrimage below;
In Thy secret presence hide me,
On my heart Thy grace bestow.

Refrain:
Blessed Jesus, blessed Jesus,
May I feel that Thou art nigh;
Let me rest upon Thy promise,
“I will guide Thee with mine eye.”

2 Guide me when the shadows o’er me
To my vision dark appear;
Let me see my way before me,
As at noonday bright and clear. [Refrain]

3 Guide my thoughts lest they should wander
To the empty dreams of earth;
Let me on Thy goodness ponder,
Yea, on things of heav’nly worth. [Refrain]

4 Guide my words that they be spoken
In such kind and loving way;
They may heal a heart that’s broken,
Someone’s darkness turn to day. [Refrain]

5 Guide my actions, O my Father,
Guide my soul to heaven’s shore;
Thee I’ll follow and no other,
Be my guide forevermore. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Clara McAlister Brooks

Birth: Oct. 9, 1882, Parke County, Indiana, USA Death: Mar. 20, 1980, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA Clara McAlister Brooks was one of our early songwriters and four of her pieces are in the current hymnal. From the earliest days of the movement we have had women prominent in all forms of our ministry—missionaries, evangelists, teachers, pastors, and God has honored their sacrificial labors. For that reason we can stand in amazement when here, in the 1970s, such old-line denominations as the Episcopal church are being racked with controversy over whether the ordination of women is permissible. But before we gather Pharisaic robes about ourselves, perhaps we need to look candidly at the way in which we, too, succumbed to so… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: With Thine eye, O Savior, guide me
Title: Guide Me
Author: Clara McAlister Brooks
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Blessed Jesus

Timeline

Instances

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Timeless Truths #236

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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