[Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah] (Brackett)

[Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah] (Brackett)

Composer: Brackett
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: Brackett

Brackett was born on September 30, 1852 in Charlestown, Massachusetts. He worked for a while for the Ol­i­ver Dit­son Com­pa­ny, and lat­er taught in Chick­er­ing Hall in Bos­ton. He was the mu­sic ed­it­or of the first Chris­tian Sci­ence Hym­nal in 1892, con­trib­ut­ing 99 tunes. He died on May 8, 1937 in Roslindale, Massachusetts. Sources: Hogdson, Hughes, p. 321 © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Brackett

Texts

Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah

Guide me, O my great Redeemer,
pilgrim through this barren land;
I am weak, but you are mighty;
hold me with your powerful hand.
Bread of heaven, bread of heaven,
feed me now and evermore,
feed me now and evermore.

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