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Canaan’s Land 101t

Tune: Arranged by Elisha J. King, 1844
Alto: Miss Minnie Floyd, 1902
Lyrics: Lloyd's Hymns on Select Passages of Scripture, 1811
Meter: Common Meter Double (8,6,8,6,8,6,8,6)
O for a breeze of heav’nly love,
To waft my soul away
To that celestial world above,
Where pleasures ne’er decay!
Eternal Spirit, deign to be
My pilot here below,
To steer through life’s tempestuous sea,
Where stormy winds do blow.

From rocks of pride on either hand,
From quicksands of despair,
O guide me safe to Canaan’s land,
Thru ev’ry latent snare.
Anchor me in that port above,
On that celestial shore,
Where dashing billows never move,
Where tempests never roar.