Thou, Lord, Hast Dealt Well with Thy Servant

Thou, Lord, hast dealt well with Thy servant

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1 Thou, Lord, hast dealt will with Thy servant,
Thy promise is faithful and just;
Instruct me in judgment and knowledge,
For in thy commandments I trust.

2 Before my affliction i wandered,
But now Thy good word I obey;
O Thou, Who art holy and gracious,
Now teach me Thy statutes, I pray.

3 The proud have assailed me with slander;
Thy precepts shall still be my guide;
Thy law is my joy and my treasure,
Though sinners may boast in their pride.

4 Affliction has been for my profit,
That I to Thy statues might hold;
Thy law to my soul is more precious
Than thousands of silver and gold.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

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First Line: Thou, Lord, hast dealt well with Thy servant
Title: Thou, Lord, Hast Dealt Well with Thy Servant
Language: English



JANET, by George C. Stebbins (PHH 63), is thought to have been composed for this psalm and was first published in the 1912 Psalter Written in Stebbins's characteristic gospel-hymn style, JANET is a simple tune with simple harmonization but with a strong rhythmic effect. Sing it in parts and in alter…

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