O blessed, blessed Bible

O blessed, blessed Bible

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [O blessed, blessed Bible]
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1 O blessed, blessed Bible!
God’s light upon our way;
Soft, shining, o’er our darkness,
With beams of heav’nly day;
‘Mid clouds of care and sorrow,
And storms of grief and pain,
Its promises are radiant
When earthly hope is vain.

We thank Thee for the Bible,
O Father good and kind!
Help us, O Holy Spirit,
Its deepest truth to find!

2 O blessed, blessed Bible;
Our only certain guide
Amid earth’s tangled footpaths,
With snares on ev’ry side;
Its leadings may we follow,
Along the upward way,
And never in our blindness,
From its blest precepts stray. [Refrain]

3 O blessed, blessed Bible!
O mine of wealth untold!
More precious and enduring
Than earthly crowns of gold.
Its riches are unbounded,
And all who seek may find
Bright gems of heav’nly lustre,
Enough for all mankind. [Refrain]

Source: The Praise Book for Young People's Societies, Church Prayer Meetings and Sunday Schools #203

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24, 1820. She became… Go to person page >

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First Line: O blessed, blessed Bible
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: More precious still than rubies



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