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Will Guide Us Till We Die (Aylesbury) 28t

The Sacred Harp, 2012 Revised Cooper Edition

Composer: A Book of Psalmody, 1718
Poet: Isaac Watts, 1719
Meter: Short Meter (6,6,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
The God we worship now
Will guide us ítill we die
Will be our God while here below,
And ours above the sky.


Far as thy name is known, Stanza 6
2
How decent and how wise!
How glorious to behold.
Beyond the pomp that charms the eye
And rites adorned with gold.


Far as thy name is known, Stanza 5
3
Far as thy name is known
The world declares thy praise;
Thy saints, O Lord, before thy throne
Their songs of honor raise.


Far as thy name is known, Stanza 1