Dear Book of Life

No book like the Bible, inspired from above

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [No book like the Bible]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 No book like the Bible, inspired from above,
No book like the Bible, God’s message of love;
Its pages of wisdom, how brightly they shine!
Its truth is eternal, its language divine.

Refrain:
Dear Book of Life, we cling to thee,
Our guide, our chart, on life’s dark sea;
Dear Book of Life, that God has giv’n,
Our hope on earth, our joy in heav’n.

2 No book like the Bible, with comfort replete,
Each soul-cheering promise, how precious and sweet!
It tells of a Saviour, and shows us the way
To realms that are fadeless and brighter than day. [Refrain]

3 O help us, dear Father, to walk in its light,
That keeps us from evil, and leads us aright;
To treasure the wisdom its pages unfold,
A wisdom more precious than silver or gold. [Refrain]

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

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First Line: No book like the Bible, inspired from above
Title: Dear Book of Life
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Dear book of life
Publication Date: 1889
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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