Thou, Lord, Hast Dealt Well with Thy Servant

Thou, Lord, hast dealt well with Thy servant

Tune: JANET (Stebbins)
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Representative Text

1 Thou, Lord, hast dealt will with Thy servant,
Thy promise is faithful and just;
Instruct me in judgment and knowledge,
For in thy commandments I trust.

2 Before my affliction i wandered,
But now Thy good word I obey;
O Thou, Who art holy and gracious,
Now teach me Thy statutes, I pray.

3 The proud have assailed me with slander;
Thy precepts shall still be my guide;
Thy law is my joy and my treasure,
Though sinners may boast in their pride.

4 Affliction has been for my profit,
That I to Thy statues might hold;
Thy law to my soul is more precious
Than thousands of silver and gold.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: Thou, Lord, hast dealt well with Thy servant
Title: Thou, Lord, Hast Dealt Well with Thy Servant
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


JANET (Stebbins)

JANET, by George C. Stebbins (PHH 63), is thought to have been composed for this psalm and was first published in the 1912 Psalter Written in Stebbins's characteristic gospel-hymn style, JANET is a simple tune with simple harmonization but with a strong rhythmic effect. Sing it in parts and in alter…

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