690. Guide me, O thou great Jehovah

1 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah,
pilgrim though this barren land;
I am weak, but thou art mighty;
hold me with thy powerful hand;
bread of heaven, bread of heaven,
feed me now and evermore,
feed me now and evermore.

2 Open now the crystal fountain,
whence the healing stream doth flow;
let the fire and cloudy pillar
lead me all my journey through;
strong deliverer, strong deliverer.
be thou still my strength and shield,
be thou still my strength and shield.

3 When I tread the verge of Jordan,
bid my anxious fears subside;
death of death, and hell's destruction,
land me safe on Canaan's side;
songs of praises, songs of praises,
I will ever give to thee,
I will ever give to thee.

Text Information
First Line: Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
Author: William Williams, 1717-1791
Translator: Peter Williams, 1722-1796
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: 87. 87. 877
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: CWM RHONDDA
Composer: John Hughes, 1873-1932
Meter: 87. 87. 877
Key: G Major or modal



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