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O God, Preserve Me

O God, preserve me, for in Thee

Tune: ST. PETER (Reinagle)
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O God, preserve me, for in Thee
Alone my trust has stood;
My soul has said, Thou art my Lord.
My chief and only good.

2 I love thy saints, who fear Thy Name
And walk as in Thy sight;
They are the excellent of earth,
In them is my delight.

3 Their sorrows shall be multiplied
Who worship aught but Thee;
I share not in their offerings,
Nor join their company.

4 The Lord is my inheritance,
The Lord alone remains
The fulness of my cup of bliss;
The Lord my lot maintains.

5 The lines are fallen unto me
In places large and fair;
A goodly heritage is mine,
Marked out with gracious care.

The Psalter: with the responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: O God, preserve me, for in Thee
Title: O God, Preserve Me
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

Tune

ST. PETER (Reinagle)

Composed by Alexander R. Reinagle (b. Brighton, Sussex, England, 1799; d. Kidlington, Oxfordshire, England, 1877), ST. PETER was published as a setting for Psalm 118 in Reinagle's Psalm Tunes for the Voice and Pianoforte (c. 1836). The tune first appeared with Newton's text in Hymns Ancient and Mode…

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ANCHORAGE (Van Halsema)


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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4907
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Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #4907

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