Text:This Is Jesus' Precious Bible
Author (vs. 1):Richard Davies, 1833-1877
Author (vs. 2 & 3):Thomas Levi, 1825-1916
Translator (from Welsh):D. H.
Composer:Ludwig van Beethoven
Media:MIDI file

6783. This Is Jesus' Precious Bible

1. This is Jesus’ precious Bible,
This the gift of God’s right hand;
Teaching how to die triumphant,
How to live His pure command;
This reveals the loss we suffered
When in Eden sin enticed;
And it shows the way to glory
If we follow Jesus Christ.

2. Precious Bible! in my bosom
Thy dear words a home shall find.
Countless blessings are, with beauty,
In Thy promises assigned;
My poor heart once roamed a desert,
Vast and dry, of withered sod,
Till Thy guidance brought me through it
To the living stream of God.

3. I will hide Thy words within me
Deep, where time cannot delete;
Thou art light upon my pathway,
And a lamp unto my feet;
Friend Thou art on life’s long journey
Biding through my hours of care,
And through Heaven’s eternal ages—
Thou my treasure ever there.

Text Information
First Line: This is Jesus' precious Bible
Title: This Is Jesus' Precious Bible
Welsh Title: Dyma feibil annwyl Iesu
Author (vs. 1): Richard Davies, 1833-1877
Author (vs. 2 & 3): Thomas Levi, 1825-1916
Translator (from Welsh): D. H.
Meter: 87.87 D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven (arr. )
Meter: 87.87 D
Incipit: 17653 16533 21621
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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