Hymn- Guide me, O thou great redeemer – Lyrics
Guide me, O thou great redeemer,
Pilgrim through this barren land;
I am weak, but thou art mighty,
Hold me with thy powerful hand;
Bread of heaven, bread of heaven
Feed me till I want no more;
Feed me till I want no more.
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.
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.
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- Album: Wedding Songs - Vol 1
- Tune: Cwm Rhondda
- Meter: 87 87 47
- Style: Traditional Welsh
- Composer: John Hughes (1873 – 1932)
- Lyricist: William Williams (1717 – 1791)
- Translator: Peter Williams (1727 – 1796)
- Church Year: General / Church Year: Weddings
- Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain.
- Performance Copyright ℗ 2014 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.