94. Holy Spirit, Faithful Guide

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1 Holy Spirit, faithful Guide,
Ever near the Christian’s side;
Gently lead us by the hand,
Pilgrims in a desert land;
Weary souls fore’er rejoice,
While they hear that sweetest voice
Whisp'ring softly, “Wand'rer, come!
Follow Me, I’ll guide thee home.”

2 Ever present, truest Friend,
Ever near Thine aid to lend,
Leave us not to doubt and fear,
Groping on in darkness drear;
When the storms are raging sore,
Hearts grow faint, and hopes give o’er.
Whisp'ring softly, “Wand'rer, come!
Follow Me, I’ll guide thee home.”

3 When our days of toil shall cease,
Waiting still for sweet release,
Nothing left but heav'n and prayer,
Wond'ring if our names were there;
Wading deep the dismal flood,
Pleading naught but Jesus’ blood,
Whisp'ring softly, “Wand'rer, come!
Follow Me, I’ll guide thee home.”


Text Information
First Line: Holy Spirit, faithful Guide
Title: Holy Spirit, Faithful Guide
Author: Marcus M. Wells, 1815-1895
Language: English
Publication Date: 1957
Topic: Comforter; Pilgrimage, Christian; Whitsunday (1 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: Marcus M. Wells, 1815-1895
Arranger: Donald P. Hustad, b. 1918
Key: G Major
Copyright: Arr. © 1957 Hope Publishing Co.

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