In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.@Proverbs 3:6
William H. Burleigh (1812–1871)

William H. Burleigh, 1868.

Langran James Langran, 1861; first published in a leaflet, then in Psalms and Hymns Adapted to the Services of the Church of England, by John Foster, 1863 (πŸ”Š pdf nwc).

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.

Lead us, O Father, in the paths of truth:
Unhelped by Thee, in error’s name we grope,
While passion stains, and folly dims our youth,
And age comes on, uncheered by faith or hope.

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.

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.