O send out Thy light and Thy truth: let them lead me.@Psalm 43:3
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John Goss (1800-1880)

Lawrence Tuttiett, Hymns for the Children of the Church 1880.

Rothley John Goss, in The Hymnary, 1872 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Lawrence Tuttiett (1825-1897)

Give light, O Lord, that we may learn
The way that leads to Thee,
That where our hearts true joy discern,
Our life may be.

Give light, O Lord, that we may know
Thy one unchanging truth,
And follow, all our days below,
Our guide in youth.

Give light, O Lord, that we may see
Where wisdom bids beware,
And turn our doubting minds to Thee,
In faithful prayer.

Give light, O Lord, that we may look
Beneath, around, above,
And learn from nature’s living book
Thy power and love.

Give light, O Lord, that we may read
All signs that Thou art near,
And, while we live, in word and deed
Thy name revere.

Give light, O Lord, that we may trace
In trial, pain, and loss
In poorest lot, and lowest place,
A Savior’s cross.

Give light, O Lord, that we may see
A home beyond the sky,
Where all who live in Christ with Thee
Shall never die.