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Guiding Spirit 86

Tune: Paine Denson, 1935; Arr. Vernon E. Austin, 1950
Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707 (Verse); C. H. Austin, 1950 (Chorus)
Meter: Common Meter (8,6,8,6)
Our life is ever on the wing,
And death is ever nigh,
The moment when our life begins
We all begin to die.

Chorus:

Then the eternal spirit guides,
Our souls by day and night,
And when we reach the heavínly land
Our souls shall be at rest.