God's perfect law converts the soul, Reclaims from false desires

God's perfect law converts the soul, Reclaims from false desires

Published in 46 hymnals

Representative Text

1 God's perfect law converts the soul,
Reclaims from false desires;
With sacred wisdom His sure word
The ignorant inspires.

2 The statutes of the Lord are just,
And bring sincere delight;
His pure commands, in search of truth,
Assist the feeblest sight.

3 His perfect worship here is fix'd,
On sure foundations laid;
His equal laws are in the scales
Of truth and justice weigh'd;

4 Of more esteem than golden mines,
Of gold refined with skill;
More sweet than honey, or the drops
That from the comb distil.

5 My trusty counsellors they are,
And friendly warning give;
Divine rewards attend on those
Who by Thy precepts live.



Source: Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #363

Text Information

First Line: God's perfect law converts the soul, Reclaims from false desires
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: Tate & Brady
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

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A Collection of Hymns for the Sanctuary. Rev.ed. with a Supplement #d32

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #184

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #184

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #184

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #184

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #184

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #184

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #P.XXXVI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #P.XIXc

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #P.XXXVI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #P.XIXc

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, for the use of Sunday Schools #S7

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P19.4

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P19d

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Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #514

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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #363

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Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America : Revised edition (1874) #363

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #184

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #248

Hymns for the Use of the New Jerusalem Church #d70

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d346

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Hymns Recommended for use in the Reformed Episcopal Church #108

Jewel Selections #d49

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The Book of Worship #245

The Christian Psalter #d162

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The Church Hymnal with Canticles #363

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The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #363

The Sacred Lyre #d97

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #203

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The Standard Church Hymnal #542

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