O Master, Let Me Walk With You
O Master, let me walk with you
In lowly paths of service true;
Tell me your secret; help me bear
The strain of toil, the fret of care.
Help me the slow of heart to move
By some clear, winning word of love;
Teach me the wayward feet to stay,
And guide them in the homeward way.
Teach me your patience; share with me
A closer, dearer company,
In work that keeps faith sweet and strong,
In trust that triumphs over wrong.
In home that sends a shining ray
Far down the future’s broad’ning way,
In peace that only you can give;
With you, O Master, let me live.
- If you were asked to categorize this hymn, what category would you use? What three keywords would you use to find it in a collection if you did not know the name?
- In your experience of walking with the Master, what secret gives you the strength to persevere when it is hard?
- Verse 2 expresses great love and concern for people slow to grasp the good news and those who have wandered off the path. What strategy does it recommend to help these people?
- Why do those who follow our Lord need patience?
- How does trust triumph over wrong?
Describe a situation in which you saw hope in Christ shine light on your personal path.
2 thoughts on “A Hymn for Meditation”
Love this hymn. A hymn of dedication, service, surrender. I can be strong as long as i am walking with the lord.
This is one of my favorites, too. It reminds me that even when I am on the path, I need to keep my eye on him and turn to him for guidance to help me stay the course.
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