1 There is a book, a book more blest,
Than all the books by earth possessed;
Its truth and precepts e’er abide,
It is the Christian’s only guide.
O Book of life! O Book divine!
How brightly thy dear pages shine!
Thou pointest out the heav’nly way
That leads to God’s eternal day.
2 That precious Book my mother read,
Accepting every word it said;
And thru it she has reached the land,
Where saints abide at God’s right hand. [Refrain]
3 ’Twas father’s compass and his chart,
He stored its teachings in his heart;
And when he came to death’s dark vale,
It was the light which did not fail. [Refrain]
4 This Book shall be my comfort, too,
Till life’s brief journey here is thru;
And then, up there, I will accord
My praise to God for His dear Word. [Refrain]Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8462