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The Church Hymnal Revised and Enlarged, 1892422
Lead Us, O Father, in the Paths of PeaceRev. William H. Burleigh (1812-1871)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
422aDalkeithThomas Hewlett, 186310.10.10.10.
422bLongwoodSir Joseph Barnby (1838-1896)10.10.10.10.
422cLangranJames Langran, 186210.10.10.10.

1Lead us, O Father, in the paths of peace;
Without Thy guiding hand we go astray,
And doubts appall, and sorrows still increase;
Lead us through Christ, the true and living Way.
2Lead us, O Father, in the paths of truth;
Unhelped by Thee, in error’s maze we grope,
While passion stains, and folly dims our youth,
And age comes on, uncheered by faith and hope.
3Lead us, O Father, in the paths of right;
Blindly we stumble when we walk alone,
Involved in shadows of a darksome night,
Only with Thee we journey safely on.
4Lead us, O Father, to Thy heavenly rest,
However rough and steep the path may be,
Through joy or sorrow as Thou deemest best,
Until our lives are perfected in Thee. Amen.
Psalm23:3He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Psalm25:4,54 Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. 5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
Psalm25:5Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
Psalm25:10All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
Psalm27:11Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.
Psalm48:14For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.
Psalm73:24Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
Proverbs3:17Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Isaiah58:11And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.
John10:4And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.
John14:6Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.