Lead me, O Lord, in Thy righteousness.@Psalm 5:8
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W. Warren Bentley
(1845–1926)

Kate Os­born, in The Ri­ver of Life, ed­it­ed by Hen­ry S. Per­kins & War­ren Bent­ley (New York; Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts; and Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Ol­iv­er Dit­son, C. H. Dit­son and Ly­on & Hea­ly, 1873), page 99.

Madh­ya Pra­desh W. War­ren Bent­ley (🔊 pdf nwc).

Ever blessèd Jesus,
Listen unto me;
Bow Thine ear and hear me,
While I call to Thee;
I am weak and sinful,
Thou art pure and strong;
Take my hand dear Jesus,
Lead Thy child along.

Refrain

Take my hand, dear Jesus,
Let me never stray;
Take my hand and lead me,
In the better way.

Ever blessèd Jesus,
Bless Thy wayward child,
Keep my feet from straying
Thro’ the desert wild;
I would never wander
From Thy loving side;
Ever blessèd Jesus,
Be my constant guide.

Refrain

Help me, blessèd Jesus,
Leave me not alone;
Give me strength and patience
Till each duty’s done;
And when life is ended,
I Thy face would see;
Hear my prayer, dear Jesus,
Take me up to Thee.

Refrain