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How blest are they who always keep

How blest are they who always keep

Published in 55 hymnals

Representative Text

1 How blest are they who always keep
The pure and perfect way;
Who never from the sacred paths
Of God's commandments stray!

2 How blest, who to his righteous laws
Have still obedient been,
And have with fervent, humble zeal
His favor sought to win!

3 Thou strictly hast enjoined us, Lord,
To learn thy sacred will;
And all our diligence employ
Thy statutes to fulfill.

4 O then that they most holy will
Might o'er my ways preside;
And I the course of all my life
By thy direction guide!

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #210

Text Information

First Line: How blest are they who always keep
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: Tate & Brady
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

ST. JAMES (Courteville)


WINCHESTER OLD

WINCHESTER OLD is a famous common-meter psalm tune, presumably arranged by George Kirbye (b. Suffolk, England, c. 1560; d. Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England, 1634) from a melody in Christopher Tye's Acts of the Apostles and published in T. Este's The Whole Book of Psalmes (1592) set to Psalm 84. Ki…

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[My Soul with grateful Thoughts of Love]


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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #296

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #290

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #290

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #290

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #290

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #290

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #290

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Public Worship #P.XXXVIII

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

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

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

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #326

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A New Version of the Psalms of David #CXIX

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A New Version of the Psalms of David #247

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d135

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for Every Sunday ... Diocese of Quebec #d46

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, for the use of Sunday Schools #S28

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #68a

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A Selection of Psalms with occasional hymns (Charleston hymnal) #P.XXXVI

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d202

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Church Hymn Book #P.CXIX.Aleph

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Church Poetry #82

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #496

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a496

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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #221

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Hymnal #221

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Hymnal #221

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d190

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #451

Hymns for the Use of the New Jerusalem Church #d94

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d433

Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d105

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S340

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #S180

Sacred poetry #d189

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Sacred Poetry #aCXIXa

Sacred Poetry #d188

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Sacred Poetry #CXIXa

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Selections from the Psalms of David in Metre #97

Templi Carmina #d99

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d156

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d152

The Christian Psalter #d223

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The Church Hymnal with Canticles #221

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The Hymnal #221

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The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book #S97.I

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The Psalms of David #119

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The Psalms of David #CXIX

The Sacred Melodeon #d33

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #210

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The Whole Book of Psalms #CXIX.aleph

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