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O Lord my God, my portion thou

O Lord my God, my portion thou

Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

57 O Lord, my God, my portion thou
And sure possession art;
Thy words I steadfastly resolve
to treasure in my heart.

58 With all the strength of warm desire
I did thy grace implore;
Disclose, according to thy word,
Thy mercy's boundless store.

59 With due reflection and strict care
On all my ways I thought;
And so, reclaim'd to thy just paths,
My wand'ring steps I brought.

60 I lost no time, but made great haste,
Resolv'd, without delay,
To watch, that I might never more
From thy commandments stray.

61 Though num'rous troops of siful men
To rob me have combin'd,
Yet I thy pure and righteous laws
Have ever kept in mind.

62 In dead of night I will arise
To sing thy solemn praise;
Convinc'd how much I always ought
To love thy righteous ways.

63 To such as fear thy holy name
Myself I closely join;
To all who their obedient wills
To thy commands resign.

64 O'er all the earth thy mercy, Lord,
Abundantly is shed;
O make me then exactly learn
Thy sacred paths to tread.

Source: Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #P.CXIX.Cheth

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, for the use of Sunday Schools #S31

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Church Hymn Book #P.CXIX.Cheth

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The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book #S97.VIII

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The Whole Book of Psalms #CXIX.cheth

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