When in the Night I Meditate

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1 When in the night I meditate
On mercies multiplied,
My grateful heart inspires my tongue
To bless the Lord, my Guide.

2 Forever in my thought the Lord
Before my face shall stand;
Secure, unmoved, I shall remain,
With Him at my right hand.

3 My inmost being thrills with joy
And gladness fills my breast;
Because on Him my trust is stayed,
My flesh in hope shall rest.

4 I know that I shall not be left
Forgotten in the grave,
And from corruption, Thou, O Lord,
Thy holy one wilt save.

5 The path of life Thou showest me;
Of joy a boundless store
Is ever found at Thy right hand,
and pleasures evermore.

The Psalter: with the responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: When in the night I meditate
Title: When in the Night I Meditate
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: The Psalter,1912
Language: English
Refrain First Line: For I know whom I have believed

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MAITLAND (Allen)

PRECIOUS LORD, the tune Thomas Dorsey used for his most beloved hymn, "Precious Lord, take my hand", is an adaptation of MAITLAND. Sometimes Dorsey is shown as the composer, sometimes as the arranger or adapter of Allen's composition. MAITLAND is often attributed to Allen, but the earliest known sou…

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