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The Good Man's Steps Are Led Aright

The good man's steps are led aright

Tune: PRESSLY
Published in 3 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The good man's steps are led aright,
His way is pleasing in God's sight,
Established it shall stand;
He shall not perish though he fall,
The mighty Lord who rules o'er all
Upholds him with His hand.

2 Though I am old who young have been,
No saint have I forsaken seen,
Nor yet his home in need;
He ever lends in gracious ways,
His life true charity displays,
His sons are blest indeed.

3 Depart from evil, do thou well,
And evermore securely dwell;
Jehovah loves the right.
His faithfulness His saints have proved,
Forever they shall stand unmoved,
But sinners God will smite.

4 The righteous, through His favoring hand,
Shall yet inherit all the land
And dwell therein for aye;
He talks of wisdom and of right,
In God's pure law is his delight,
His steps go not astray.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: The good man's steps are led aright
Title: The Good Man's Steps Are Led Aright
Meter: 8.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

PRESSLY

PRESSLY is one of the many (now often forgotten) hymn tunes and gospel songs composed by Charles H. Gabriel (PHH 24). With a copyright date of l901, the tune first appeared with this text in the 1912 Psalter. Sing in harmony as a testimony of our harmonious love! Well-trained choirs should lead the…

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LONSDALE (Troyte)


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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1970
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The Cyber Hymnal #1970

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