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Jesus, thy word is my delight

Jesus, thy word is my delight

Author: William Hammond
Published in 10 hymnals

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1 Jesus, thy word is my delight,
There grace and truth are seen;
O could I study day and night,
And meditate therein!

2 O Lamb of God, the book unseal,
And to our hearts explain;
Let all its life and spirit feel,
And heavenly wisdom gain.

3 That thou for us didst live and die,
Make known to us, dear Lord;
To us the promises apply,
Recorded in thy word.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #188

Author: William Hammond

Hammond, William, B.A, born at Battle, Sussex, Jan. 6, 1719, and educated at St. John's College, Cambridge. In 1743 he joined the Calvinistic Methodists; and in 1745, the Moravian Brethren. He died in London, Aug. 19, 1783, and was buried in the Moravian burial-ground, Sloane Street, Chelsea. He left an Autobiography in Greek, which remains unpublished. His original hymns, together with his translations from the Latin, were published in his:— Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs. To which is prefix'd A Preface, giving some Account of a Weak Faith, and a Full Assurance of Faith; and briefly stating the Doctrine of Sanctification; and shewing a Christian's Completeness, Perfection, and Happiness in Christ. By William Hammond, A.B., late of… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, thy word is my delight
Author: William Hammond
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #5

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d585

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #115

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d439

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #5

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #188

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