197. How Blest the Man

1 How blest the man that doth not stray
Where wicked counsel tempts his feet;
Who stands not in the sinner’s way,
And sits not in the scorner’s seat,
But in God’s law he takes delight,
And meditates both day and night.

2 He shall be like the tree that springs
Where streams of water gently glide;
Which plenteous fruit in season brings,
And ever green its leaves abide;
Thus shall prosperity attend
The good man’s work till life shall end.

3 Not so ungodly men, for they
Like chaff before the wind are driven;
Hence they’ll not stand in judgment day,
Nor mingle with the saints in heav’n;
The Lord approves the good man’s path,
But sinner’s ways shall end in wrath.

Text Information
First Line: How blest the man that doth not stray
Title: How Blest the Man
Publication Date: 1894
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Topic: Worship
Tune Information
Name: [How blest the man that doth not stray]
Composer: D. Bortniansky



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