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Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us


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Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
o’er the world’s tempestuous sea;
guard us, guide us, keep us, feed us,
for we have no help but thee,
yet possessing every blessing,
if our God our Father be.
Savior, breathe forgiveness o’er us;
all our weakness thou dost know;
thou didst tread this earth before us;
thou didst feel its keenest woe;
yet unfearing, persevering,
to thy passion thou didst go.
Spirit of our God, descending,
fill our hearts with heavenly joy;
love with every passion blending
pleasure that can never cloy;
thus provided, pardoned, guided,
nothing can our peace destroy.

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Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us, O'er the world's tempestuous sea
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
James Edmeston (1821)
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Composer (attributed to):
Michael Haydn
Meter: D
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