119D. Your Word Sheds Light upon My Path

1 Your word sheds light upon my path;
a shining light, it guides my feet.
Your righteous judgments to observe,
my solemn vow I now repeat.

2 In my distress I plead with you;
send help according to your word.
Accept my sacrifice of praise
and make me know your judgments, LORD.

3 When danger brings me close to death,
your law stays with me night and day.
The wicked lay a snare for me,
yet from your truth I will not stray.

4 Your precepts are my heritage,
they make my heart and soul rejoice.
To keep your statutes faithfully
shall ever be my willing choice.

Text Information
First Line: Your word sheds light upon my path
Title: Your Word Sheds Light upon My Path
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Scripture:
Topic: Acrostic Psalms; Church Year: Transfiguration; Conflict (54 more...)
Source: Psalter, 1912
Tune Information
Name: ST. CRISPIN
Composer: George J. Elvey (1862)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Key: D Major



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