He shall give His angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.@Psalm 91:11
George F. Handel (1685–1759)

A. S. Sherwood, in Assembly Songs, edited by J. Ernest Thacker, George A. Fisher & R. E. Magill (Richmond, Virginia: Presbyterian Committee of Publication, 1910), number 232.

Theodora (Handel), arranged from George F. Handel, 1749 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Angels, ever bright and fair,
Keep us all within thy care;
Guard the altars of the home;
Guard the steps that far may roam.

Round about encamping, stay,
Near the loved ones far away;
Hover close to cheer and guide,
Whether joy or grief betide.

Angels, ever bright and fair,
In thy hands our dear ones bear;
Keep us all in memories sweet,
Till with joy again we meet.