|1||Lord, most holy, God most mighty,
Let our cry come unto Thee:
Save from perils all who journey
O’er the land, and on the sea,
’Neath the shadow of Thy wing
All our dear ones sheltering.
|2||Thou, Who didst sustain Thy people
As they wandered in the wild,
Shielding them from instant danger
Or when crafty foe beguiled;
Still protect Thine Israel;
Thou their Keeper, all is well.
|3||In their going, in their coming,
At all times, in every place,
From all hurt to soul and body
As they run their earthly race;
Guardian, Who dost never sleep,
Those we love in safety keep.
|4||Pilgrims, sojourners, and strangers,
We, as all our fathers were,
Having no abiding city,
To Jerusalem repair;
Bring us– all life’s journeys o’er,
There to dwell forevermore. Amen.