Lead us, O Father, in the paths of peaceAuthor: William Henry Burleigh (1868)
Published in 126 hymnals
1 Lead 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.
2 Lead 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.
3 Lead 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.
4 Lead 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.
The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892
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|Instances (2)||First Line||Text Title||Refrain First Line||Authors||Composers||Meter||Scripture||Tune Title||Tune Key||Incipit||Languages||Publication Date|
|Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #703||Lead us, O Father, in the paths of peace||William Henry Burleigh, 1812-1871||Orlando Gibbons, 1583-1625||10.10.10.10||SONG 22||F Major or modal||English||1985|
|Rejoice in the Lord #60||Lead us, O Father, in the paths of peace||Lead Us, O Father, in the Paths of Peace||William H. Burleigh||Sir Joseph Barnby||10.10.10.10||John 14:6||LONGWOOD||D Major||English||1985|