137. Holy Bible, Book Divine

1 Holy Bible, book divine,
Precious treasure, you are mine;
Mine to tell me whence I came;
Mine to teach me what I am;

2 Mine to chide me when I rove;
Mine to show a Saviour's love;
Mine you are to guide and guard;
Mine to punish or reward;

3 Mine to comfort in distress,
Suff'ring in this wilderness;
Mine to show by living faith,
Man can triumph over death;

4 Mine to tell of joys to come,
And the rebel sinner's doom;
O thou holy book divine,
Precious treasure, you are mine.

Text Information
First Line: Holy Bible, book divine
Title: Holy Bible, Book Divine
Author: John Burton (1803; alt. 1990)
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:16
Topic: God's Word: The Holy Scriptures; Family Worship
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: William B. Bradbury (1860)
Key: F Major

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