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How precious is God's holy word

How precious is God's holy word

Published in 3 hymnals

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1 How precious is God's holy word,
That word of life and peace,
Shews man the way unto the Lord,
The way of happiness.

2 How bless'd are they, and only they,
Who wish the truth to know;
Who seek to find the righteous way,
And strive therein to go.

3 Lord, in thy presence we appear,
Here at thy throne we stand.
Make us thy word of truth to hear,
And live to thy command.

4 O! mighty Shepherd of thy sheep,
Who seekest those that stray;
Thy blessed word and staff can keep
Us in thy righteous way.

5 Teach us the way of life and truth,
The way of righteousness.
Direct O Lord! the wand'ring youth,
The way of life and peace.

Source: Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #CXCVI

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