143. How Precious Is the Book Divine

1 How precious is the book divine,
by inspiration given;
bright as a lamp its doctrines shine,
to guide our souls to heav'n.

2 It sweetly cheers our drooping hearts,
in this dark vale of tears;
life, light, and joy it still imparts
and quells our rising fears.

3 This lamp, through all the tedious night
of life, shall guide our way,
till we behold the clearer light
of an eternal day.

Text Information
First Line: How precious is the book divine
Title: How Precious Is the Book Divine
Author: John Fawcett (1782)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: C.M.
Scripture: Psalm 119:105
Topic: God's Word: The Holy Scriptures
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: BELMONT
Composer: William Gardiner (1812; Arr.)
Meter: C.M.
Key: G Major



Media
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.




Advertisements