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Thy Word Have I Hid in My Heart

Thy Word is a lamp to my feet, A light to my path alway

Author: Ernest O. Sellers (1908)
Tune: [Thy Word is a lamp to my feet]
Published in 64 hymnals

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Full Text

Thy Word is a lamp to my feet,
A light to my path alway,
To guide and to save me from sin,
And show me the heav'nly way.

Thy Word have I hid in my heart
That I might not sin against thee;
That I might not sin, that I might not sin,
Thy word have I hid in my heart.

Forever, O Lord, is thy Word
Established and fixed on high;
Thy faithfulness unto all men
Abideth for ever nigh.

At morning, at noon, and at night
I ever will give thee praise;
For thou art my portion, O Lord,
And shall be through all my days!

Through him whom thy Word hath foretold,
The Saviour and Morning Star,
Salvation and peace have been brought
To those who have strayed afar.

Author: Ernest O. Sellers

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Text Information

First Line: Thy Word is a lamp to my feet, A light to my path alway
Title: Thy Word Have I Hid in My Heart
Author: Ernest O. Sellers (1908)
Meter: with refrain
Refrain First Line: Thy Word have I hid in my heart
Publication Date: 1961
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6735
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Hymns of Faith #108TextPage Scan
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #120Page Scan
Small Church Music #2355Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #359
The Christian Life Hymnal #232
The Cyber Hymnal #6735TextScoreAudio
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #136TextPage Scan
Include 57 pre-1979 instances