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Lord, Thy People Guide and KeepBishop W. Walsham How (1823-1897)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
881RejoiceMyles B. Foster (1851-1922)7.7.7.7.7.7.

1Lord, Thy people guide and keep,
As with feeble steps they press
On the pathway rough and steep
Through this weary wilderness.
Holy Jesus, day by day,
Lead us in the narrow way.
2There are stony ways to tread;
Give the strength we sorely lack;
There are tangled paths to thread;
Light us, lest we miss the track.
Holy Jesus, day by day,
Lead us in the narrow way.
3There are sandy wastes that lie
Cold and sunless, vast and drear,
Where the feeble faint and die;
Grant us grace to persevere.
Holy Jesus, day by day,
Lead us in the narrow way.
4There are soft and flowery glades
Decked with golden-fruited trees,
Sunny slopes and scented shades;
Keep us, Lord, from slothful ease,
Holy Jesus, day by day,
Lead us in the narrow way.
5Upward still to purer heights!
Onward yet to scenes more blest,
Calmer regions, clearer lights,
Till we reach the promised rest!
Holy Jesus, day by day,
Lead us in the narrow way. Amen.
Matthew7:14Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

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