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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

Full 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

Instances (1 - 46 of 46)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Sanctuary. Rev.ed. with a Supplement #d32
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #184Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #184Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #184Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #184Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #184Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #184Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #P.XXXVITextPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #P.XIXcPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #P.XXXVIPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #P.XIXcPage Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d106
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, for the use of Sunday Schools #S7Page Scan
Church Poetry: being Portions of the Psalms in Verse and Hymns suited to the Festivals and Fasts, and Various Occasions of the Church #13Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P19.4Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P19dPage Scan
Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #514Page Scan
Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #363Page Scan
Hymnal of the Reformed Episcopal Church, adopted in General Council, Chicago, May 1879 #d88
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #363Text
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America : Revised edition (1874) #363Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #184Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #184Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #248Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the New Jerusalem Church #d70
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d346
Hymns Recommended for use in the Reformed Episcopal Church #108Page Scan
Jewel Selections #d49
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P19dPage Scan
One Hundred Non-Sectarian Hymns for Use in Church and Home. 10 vols. in 1 #d29
Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d74
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d145
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d144
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #XIXbPage Scan
The Book of Worship #245TextPage Scan
The Christian Psalter #d162
The Church Hymnal with Canticles #363Page Scan
The Church Hymnal: a collection of hymns from the Prayer book hymnal, Additional hymns, and Hymns ancient and modern, and Hymns for church and home. For use in Churches where licensed by the Bishop #272Page Scan
The Churchman's Hymn-Book, a Collection of Hymns Old and New, for Use in the Services of the Church #d130
The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #d182
The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #363Page Scan
The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book: containing the psalms and hymns of the book of common prayer, together with a choice selection of additional hymns, and an appendix of chants and tunes... #S15.IIPage Scan
The Sacred Lyre #d97
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #203Page Scan
The Standard Church Hymnal #542Page Scan
The Whole Book of Psalms: in metre; with hymns suited to the feasts and fasts of the church, and other occasions of public worship #XIX.IIPage Scan



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