The Lord's my light and saving health; Who shall make me dismayed?

The Lord's my light and saving health; Who shall make me dismayed?

Tune: ST. MAGNUS (Clarke)
Published in 16 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The Lord's my light and saving health,
who shall make me dismayed?
My life's strength is the Lord, of whom
then shall I be afraid?

2 One thing I of the Lord desired,
and will seek to obtain,
that all days of my life I may
within God's house remain;

3 That I the beauty of the Lord
behold may and admire,
And that I in his holy place
may reverently enquire.

4 Wait on the Lord, and be thou strong,
and he shall strength afford
unto thine heart; yea, do thou wait,
I say, upon the Lord.

Source: Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #22

Text Information

First Line: The Lord's my light and saving health; Who shall make me dismayed?
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

ST. MAGNUS (Clarke)

ST. MAGNUS first appeared in Henry Playford's Divine Companion (1707 ed.) as an anonymous tune with soprano and bass parts. The tune was later credited to Jeremiah Clark (b. London, England, c. 1670; d. London, 1707), who was a chorister in the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of James II in…

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BISHOPTHORPE (Clarke)


ST. BARTHOLOMEW


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Instances

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #22

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #22

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P27a

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P27b

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