Ps.32. Psalm 16 Part 2

How fast their guilt and sorrows rise
Who haste to seek some idol-god!
I will not taste their sacrifice,
Their offerings of forbidden blood.

My God provides a richer cup,
And nobler food to live upon;
He for my life has offered up
Jesus, his best-beloved Son.

His love is my perpetual feast;
By day his counsels guide me right;
And be his name for ever blessed,
Who gives me sweet advice by night.

I set him still before mine eyes;
At my right hand he stands prepared
To keep my soul from all surprise,
And be my everlasting guard.

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First Line: How fast their guilt and sorrows rise
Title: Psalm 16 Part 2
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: L. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1806
Scripture:
Topic: Resurrection: and death of Christ; Christ: his all-sufficiency; Christ: his death and resurrection (18 more...)
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