142. Lord, Thy Word Abideth

1 Lord, thy Word abideth
And our footsteps guideth;
Who its truth believeth
Light and joy receiveth.
When our foes are near us,
Then thy Word doth cheer us;
Word of consolation,
Message of salvation.

2 When the storms are o'er us,
And dark clouds before us,
Then its light directeth
And our way protecteth.
Who can tell the pleasure,
Who recount the treasure,
By thy Word imparted
To the simple-hearted?

3 Word of mercy, giving
Succor to the living;
Word of life, supplying
Comfort to the dying!
O that we, discerning
Its most holy learning,
Lord, may love and fear thee,
Evermore be near thee.

Text Information
First Line: Lord, thy Word abideth
Title: Lord, Thy Word Abideth
Author: Henry Williams Baker (1861)
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: Psalm 19:7; Psalm 27
Topic: God's Word: The Holy Scriptures; Consolation
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Edvard Grieg, 1843-1907
Arranger: Lawrence C. Roff (1990)
Key: F Major
Copyright: Tune arr. © 1990, Great Commission Publications.

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