382. Lord, I have made thy word my choice

1 Lord, I have made thy word my choice,
my lasting heritage:
there shall my noblest powers rejoice,
my warmest thoughts engage.

2 I'll read the histories of thy love,
and keep thy laws in sight,
while through the promises I rove
with ever-fresh delight.

3 'Tis a broad land of wealth unknown,
where springs of life arise,
seeds of immortal bliss are sown,
and hidden glory lies.

Text Information
First Line: Lord, I have made thy word my choice
Author: Isaac Watts (1674-1748)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: CM
Scripture:
Topic: Commitment; Scripture; The Word of God
Tune Information
Name: BILLING
Composer: Richard Runciman Terry (1865-1938)
Meter: CM
Key: E♭ Major
Notes: A version in a lower key is found at 763.



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