“O Blessed Lord”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1938 (Chappell)
Keywords: religious nonballad
Found in: US(SE)


"O blessed Lord, in the way thou hast gone, Lead him straight to that land above. Give him cheer everywhere to the sad and the low. Fill my way every day with love...." The singer prays for love, help, hope, and guidance


I suspect this of being an "occasional" item (though I vacillate between thinking it's for a baptism and for a funeral). But I can't prove it. - RBW


  1. Chappell-FSRA 98, "O Blessed Lord" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #16940
  3. BI, ChFRA098