231. Mercy and goodness, O my God

Mercy and goodness, O my God!
Have follow'd me through all my days;
Thy strengthening staff, and guiding rod,
Upheld my steps, made straight my ways:
Lord, till I reach thy holy hill,
Goodness and mercy guard me still.

And when I yield this mortal breath,
My soul into Thy hands commend,
And pass the vale and shade of death,
Thy staff and rod my path attend:
Mercy and goodness then shall be
My song to all eternity.

Text Information
First Line: Mercy and goodness, O my God
Title: Mercy and goodness, O my God
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Scripture: Psalm 23:4-6
Language: English
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