← Back To List/Index

Downloads:


If you sing/use this song, please contact the composer and say thank you to Laurel Frost!

Voicing/Instrumentation: SATB


See more from Laurel Frost.

Visit composer's personal website.

Related song categories are:
Vocal Solo Medium Voice/Low Voice
Agency/Choice/Accountability
Atonement/Mercy/Grace/Redemption
Comfort/Strength/Courage/Assurance
Forgiveness
Hope
Humility/Meekness
Prayer
Repentance
Temptation

No user ratings for this song yet. Leave yours by clicking the button above!



More about Laurel Frost:
I write hymn texts and then collaborate with experienced composers or adapt age-old tunes in the public domain to fit my lyrics.
Song background:

This is a hymn incorporating the principles of the 12-Step Addiction Recovery Program.  The text won an award in the 2014 LDS Music Contest. R. Michael Wahlquist wrote the beautiful music.

You can also visit the author's original page for this piece (opens in a new window).
You can also bookmark/save this song arrangement to your personal freeldssheetmusic bookmark save list.
Sheet_music_picture


Lyrics: O Lord, be Thou my Shepherd;
Thy mercy I implore.
An enemy doth bind me
In irons fixed and sore.
Regard me with compassion:
I slip, I fall, I weep!
O Lord, haste to my rescue;
Unchain this fettered sheep.


Then search my heart with rigor,
And ev’ry sin reveal.
Employ Thy mighty power
My soul to cleanse and heal.
Oh, comfort and sustain me;
Oh, sweep away my guilt.
I yield my heart unto Thee;
I live now as Thou wilt.


Assist me in amending
Each error from my past.
Then help me lift another
Whose weakness holds him fast.
My prison door swings open;
The shackles fall away.
Dear Lord, I walk beside Thee
Into a brighter day!

This song has been viewed 920 times on this site. This song's pdf has been viewed/downloaded 78 times.
Report a problem with this song.