He shall give His angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.@Psalm 91:11
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Samuel Johnson (1822-1882)

Samuel Johnson, A Book of Hymns 1846.

Wilmot Carl M. von Weber (1786-1826); arranged by Lowell Mason, Carmina Sacra (Boston, Massachusetts: J. H. Wilkins & R. B. Carter, 1844) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Lowell Mason (1792-1872)

Onward, Christian, though the region
Where thou art be drear and lone;
God has set a guardian legion
Very near thee; press thou on.

By the thorn road, and none other,
Is the mount of vision won;
Tread it without shrinking, brother,
Jesus trod it; press thou on.

By thy trustful, calm endeavor,
Guiding, cheering, like the sun,
Earth-bound hearts thou shall deliver;
O, for their sake, press thou on!

Be this world the wiser, stronger,
For thy life of pain and peace;
While it needs thee, oh, no longer
Pray thou for thy quick release.

Pray thou, Christian, daily rather
That thou be a faithful son,
By the prayer of Jesus, Father
Not my will, but Thine, be done.