Praise and Perfect Peace

Though mighty foes assail me, Lord

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1 Though mighty foes assail me, Lord,
I fear not them, but Thee;
as boundless wealth and priceless spoil,
Thy word rejoices me.

2 Deceit and falsehood I abhor,
but in Thy law delight;
throughout the day I praise Thy name,
for all Thy ways are right.

3 Great peace has he who loves Thy law,
unmoved, he safely stands;
for Thy salvation I have hoped
and followed Thy commands.

4 Thy testimonies I have kept,
they are my chief delight;
observant of Thy law and truth,
I walk before Thy sight.

Source: Psalms and Hymns to the Living God #119U

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First Line: Though mighty foes assail me, Lord
Title: Praise and Perfect Peace
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


ERSKINE (Gabriel)



MORNING SONG is a folk tune that has some resemblance to the traditional English tune for "Old King Cole." The tune appeared anonymously in Part II of John Wyeth's (PHH 486) Repository of Sacred Music (1813). In 1816 it was credited to "Mr. Dean," which some scholars believe was a misprinted referen…

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