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O Blessed, Blessed Bible

O blessed, blessed Bible, God's light upon our way

Author: Burton H. Winslow (1899)
Tune: [O blessed, blessed Bible] (Googins)
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O blessed, blessed Bible!
God’s light upon our way;
Soft, shining, o’er our darkness,
With beams of heav’nly day;
‘Mid clouds of care and sorrow,
And storms of grief and pain,
Its promises are radiant
When earthly hope is vain.

Refrain:
We thank Thee for the Bible,
O Father good and kind!
Help us, O Holy Spirit,
Its deepest truth to find!

2 O blessed, blessed Bible;
Our only certain guide
Amid earth’s tangled footpaths,
With snares on ev’ry side;
Its leadings may we follow,
Along the upward way,
And never in our blindness,
From its blest precepts stray. [Refrain]

3 O blessed, blessed Bible!
O mine of wealth untold!
More precious and enduring
Than earthly crowns of gold.
Its riches are unbounded,
And all who seek may find
Bright gems of heav’nly lustre,
Enough for all mankind. [Refrain]

Author: Burton H. Winslow

Burton H. Winslow; Saco, Me.; clerk, Pepperrell Mfg. Co., Biddeford, Me.; Baptist; wrote hymns LOC Name Authority Files Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O blessed, blessed Bible, God's light upon our way
Title: O Blessed, Blessed Bible
Author: Burton H. Winslow (1899)
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #9962

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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