Thy word is to my feet a lamp, The way of truth to show

Thy word is to my feet a lamp, The way of truth to show

Published in 29 hymnals

Full Text

1 Thy word is to my feet a lamp,
The way of truth to show;
A watch-light, to point out the path
In which I ought to go.

2 I've vowed--and from my covenant, Lord,
Will never start aside--
That in Thy righteous judgments I
Will steadfastly abide.

3 Let still my sacrifice of praise
With Thee acceptance find;
And in Thy righteous judgments, Lord,
Instruct my willing mind.

4 Thy testimonies I have made
My heritage and choice;
for they, when other comforts fail,
My drooping heart rejoice.

5 My heart with early zeal began
Thy statutes to obey;
And, till my course of life is done,
Shall keep Thine upright way.



Source: Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #366

Text Information

First Line: Thy word is to my feet a lamp, The way of truth to show
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: Tate and Brady
Language: English

Tune

ALL SAINTS NEW

Henry Stephen Cutler (b. Boston, MA, 1824; d. Boston, 1902) composed ALL SAINTS NEW in 1872 for Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) text "The Son of God Goes Forth to War," and the two were published together in Hymnal with Tunes, Old and New (1872). That text refers to "the glorious band" of God's people, h…

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[Thy word is to my feet a lamp] (Jassinowsky)


[Thy word is to my feet a lamp] (Weinberg)


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Instances

Instances (1 - 29 of 29)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bible Songs: a collection of psalms set to music for use in church and evangelistic services, prayer meetings, Sabbath schools, young people's societies, and family worship (Rev. and enl.ed) #253Page Scan
Christian Hymnal #d501
Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #P.CXIX.NunTextPage Scan
Gems of Sacred Song #d205
Gloria in Excelsis #d702
Gloria in Excelsis #d435
Greatest Hymns for use in the Churches #d316
Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #366Page Scan
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #366Text
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America : Revised edition (1874) #366Page Scan
Hymns of Faith, with Music #d90
Kingdom Songs #d231
Make Christ King: a selection of high class gospel music for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #312Page Scan
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #496Page Scan
Songs of Salvation and Service. #d273
Songs of Salvation and Service. Revised #307Page Scan
Spirit and Life No. 2: a collection of new songs for the Sunday school, young people's societies, gospel and devotional meetings, etc., etc. #118Page Scan
The Book of Psalms Rendered in Metre and Set to Music #d313
The Centennial Hymnal #d411
The Christian Hymnist #d554
The Church Hymnal with Canticles #366Page Scan
The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #366Page Scan
The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book: containing the psalms and hymns of the book of common prayer, together with a choice selection of additional hymns, and an appendix of chants and tunes... #S97.XIVPage Scan
The Psalms of David: with hymns and spiritual songs: also, the catechism, confession of faith, and liturgy of the Reformed Church in the Netherlands #119.XIVPage Scan
The Standard Church Hymnal #549Page Scan
The Whole Book of Psalms: in metre; with hymns suited to the feasts and fasts of the church, and other occasions of public worship #CXIX.nunPage Scan
Union Hymnal for Jewish Worship #d188
Union Hymnal, Songs and Prayers for Jewish Worship. 3rd ed. Revised and enlarged. #36
Union Hymnal, Songs and Prayers for Jewish Worship. 3rd ed. Revised and enlarged. #191



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