86. O that your statutes, every hour

O that your statutes, every hour,
might dwell upon my mind!
God, I would feel a quickening power,
and peace is there, to find.
To think upon your precepts, Lord,
shall be my sweet employ;
my soul will not forget your word;
your word is all my joy.

My lips with courage shall declare
your statutes and your name;
I’ll speak your word! Though kings may hear,
it will not cause me shame.
Depart from me, all wickedness,
all hands and hearts of ill;
I love my God! I love God’s ways!
I love to do God’s will!

Text Information
First Line: O that your statutes, every hour
Author: Isaac Watts (1719, alt. 2013)
Meter: CMD
Language: English
Publication Date: 2014
Scripture: ; ; ;
Source: Psalm 119, 15th Part, alt.
Tune Information
Composer: Joseph Herl (2013)
Meter: CMD
Key: F Major
Copyright: © 2013 Joseph Herl

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