458. Thy Word Is a Lamp unto My Feet

Text Information
First Line: When I feel afraid
Title: Thy Word Is a Lamp unto My Feet
Author: Amy Grant (1984)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Psalm 119:105
Topic: Light; Scripture; The Word
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Thy word is a lamp unto my feet
Copyright: © 1984 Meadowgreen Music Company (admin. EMICMGPublishing.com)/Word Music
Tune Information
Name: THY WORD
Composer: Michael W. Smith (1984)
Arranger: John Sharber
Meter: Irregular
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: © 1984 Meadowgreen Music Company (admin. EMICMGPublishing.com)/Word Music


Text Information:

The refrain of this 20th-century song is a quotation of Psalm 119:105 in the King James Version. That longest of all psalms celebrates the gift of God’s law by accumulating many synonyms for it. In Christian practice, this verse has been used to give thanks for all scripture.


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