Good Words for Today: January 4

post date: January 4, 2017
Written by Welsh preacher William Williams in 1745, "Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah" has become a favorite of Christians around the world. Williams combined images of the wilderness wanderings of the Jews to evoke a sense of God's guidance through the trials of life. The God who provided for his people in the desert is the same God who provides for us today:
"Guide me, O thou great Jehovah,
pilgrim through this barren land.
I am weak, but thou art mighty;
Hold me with thy powerful hand.
Bread of heaven, bread of heaven,
Feed me till I want no more."
Here's a version of this great hymn sung by a vast congregation at Royal Albert Hall in London:

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