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The Man Who Once Has Found Abode

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1 The man who once has found abode,
within the secret place of God
shall with Almighty God abide,
and in his shadow safely hide.

2 I therefore of the Lord will say,
he is my refuge and my stay;
my citadel of strength is he —
My God in whom my trust shall be.

3 For he shall with his watchful care
preserve thee from the fowler's snare;
yea, he shall be thy sure defense
against the deadly pestilence.

4 His outspread pinions shall thee hide,
beneath his wings shalt thou confide.
His faithfulness shall ever be
a shield and buckler unto thee.

5 No nightly terrors shall alarm,
no deadly shaft by day shall harm;
nor pestilence that walks by night,
nor plagues that waste in noonday light.

6 Because his angels he commands
to bear thee safely in their hands,
to guard thy ways, lest left alone,
thou dash thy foot against a stone.

7 "Because he set his love on Me,
from danger I will set him free.
Because to him My name is known,
On high I'll set him as Mine own."


Source: Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #90

Text Information

First Line: The man who once has found abode
Title: The Man Who Once Has Found Abode
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: United Presbyterian Book of Psalms, U.S.A., 1871
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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ZEPHYR (Bradbury)


TALLIS' CANON

TALLIS CANON is one of nine tunes Thomas Tallis (PHH 62) contributed to Matthew Parker's Psalter (around 1561). There it was used as a setting for Psalm 67. In the original tune the melody began in the tenor, followed by the soprano, and featured repeated phrases. Thomas Ravenscroft (PHH 59) publish…

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UXBRIDGE (Mason)


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