My Righteous God, Who Oft of Old

My righteous God, who oft of old

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1 My righteous God, who oft of old
Hast saved from troubles manifold,
Give answer when I call to Thee,
Be gracious now and hear my plea.

O who will show us any good?
Exclaims the troubled multitude;
But lift on us, O God of grace,
The cheering brightness of Thy face.

2 How long, O men, will ye defame,
How long my glory turn to shame,
How long will ye vain follies prize,
How long pursue deceit and lies? [Refrain]

3 But know, the Lord has set apart
The man of godly life and heart
To be His favored one for aye;
Jehovah hears me when I pray. [Refrain]

4 In reverence wait, from sin depart,
In meditation calm your heart;
Hold fast the right, be true and just,
And in Jehovah put your trust. [Refrain]

5 More joy from Thee has filled my heart
Than great abundance could impart;
I lay me down to peaceful sleep,
For Thou, O Lord, dost safely keep. [Refrain]

Source: Psalter Hymnal (Red): doctrinal standards and liturgy of the Christian Reformed Church #6

Text Information

First Line: My righteous God, who oft of old
Title: My Righteous God, Who Oft of Old
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I lay me down to peaceful sleep
Copyright: Public Domain



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