285. How Precious Is the Book Divine

1 How precious is the Book Divine,
By inspiration giv'n!
Bright as a lamp its doctrines shine
To guide our souls to heav'n.

2 It's light, descending from above
Our gloomy world to cheer,
Displays a Savior's boundless love
And brings His glories near.

3 It shows to man his wand'ring ways
And where his feet have trod,
And brings to view the matchless grace
Of a forgiving God.

4 O'er all the straight and narrow way
Its radiant beams are cast;
A light whose never weary ray
Grows brightest at the last.

5 It sweetly cheers our drooping hearts
In this dark vale of tears.
Life, light, and joy it still imparts
And quells our rising fears.

6 This lamp through all the tedious night
Of life shall guide our way
Till we behold the clearer light
Of an eternal day.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: How precious is the Book Divine
Title: How Precious Is the Book Divine
Author: John Fawcett (1732)
Meter: C.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1941
Scripture:
Topic: The Word: Law and Gospel
Tune Information
Name: WALDER
Composer: Johann J. Walder (1788)
Meter: C.M.
Key: A♭ Major



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