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816. Guide My Feet

1, 6 Guide my feet while I run this race, yes, my Lord!
Guide my feet while I run this race, yes, my Lord!
Guide my feet while I run this race,
for I don’t want to run this race in vain! (race in vain!)

2 Hold my hand…

3 Stand by me…

4 I’m your child…

5 Search my heart…

Text Information
First Line: Guide my feet, while I run this race
Title: Guide My Feet
Meter: Irregular
Publication Date: 2020
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: Children: Appropriate for; Discipleship; Faith Journey (4 more...)
Source: African American spiritual (USA)
Tune Information
Harmonizer: Wendell Whalum (ca. 1984)
Meter: Irregular
Key: A♭ Major
Source: African American spiritual
Copyright: harm. © Estate of Wendell Whalum

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