Oh, that the Lord would guide my ways
To keep his statutes still!
Oh, that my God would grant me grace
To know and do his will!
Order my footsteps by your Word
And make my heart sincere;
Let sin have no dominion, Lord,
But keep my conscience clear.
Assist my soul, too apt to stray,
A stricter watch to keep;
If ever I for get your way,
Restore your wandering sheep.
Make me to walk in your commands,
A most delightful road;
Nor let my head or heart or hands
Offend against my god.
Hymn # 392 from Lutheran Worship
Author: William H. Havergal
1st Published in:1719