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692. To You, O Lord, I Fly

1 To you, O Lord, I fly
and on your help depend;
you are my Lord and King Most High;
great God, my soul defend.
A heritage for me Jehovah will remain;
my portion rich and full is he,
my right he will maintain.

2 The lot to me that fell
is beautiful and fair;
the heritage in which I dwell
is good beyond compare.
I praise the Lord above
whose counsel guides aright;
my heart instructs me in his love
in seasons of the night.

3 I keep before me still
the Lord whom I have proved;
at my right hand he guards from ill,
and I shall not be moved.
Life's pathway you will show,
to your right hand will guide,
where streams of pleasure ever flow,
and boundless joys abide.

Text Information
First Line: To you, O Lord, I fly
Title: To You, O Lord, I Fly
Meter: S.M.D.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Topic: Trust in God; The Christian Life: Assurance; God: Abiding Presence
Source: The Psalter, 1912; alt. 1990, mod.
Tune Information
Composer: George William Martin (1862)
Arranger: Arthur S. Sullivan (1874)
Meter: S.M.D.
Key: D Major

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