320. The Sacred Book.

1 I love the sacred Book of God,
No other can its place supply;
It points me to the saints' above,
And bids me from destruction fly.

2 Sweet book! in thee my eyes discern
The image of my absent Lord;
From thy instructive page I learn
The joys His presence will afford.

3 But while I'm here thou shalt supply
His place, and tell me of His love;
I'll read with faith's discerning eye,
And thus partake of joys above.

Text Information
First Line: I love the sacred Book of God
Title: The Sacred Book.
Author: T. Kelly
Language: English
Publication Date: 1920
Topic: Devotional Songs; Bible, The
Tune Information
Name: HAMBURG
Meter: L. M.
Key: F Major
Source: Gregorian



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