Thy word is to my feet a lamp

Thy word is to my feet a lamp And to my path a light

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105 Thy word is to my feet a lamp,
and to my path a light.
106 Sworn have I, and I will perform,
to keep thy judgments right.
107 I am afflicted very much
and chastened sore, O Lord:
in mercy raise and quicken me,
according to thy word.

108 The free-will-offerings of my mouth
accept, I thee beseech:
and unto me thy servant, Lord,
thy judgments clearly teach.
109 Though still my soul be in my hand,
thy laws I’ll not forget.
110 I erred not from them, though for me
the wicked snares did set.

111 I of thy testimonies have
above all things made choice,
to be my heritage for aye;
for they my heart rejoice.
112 I carefully inclined have
my heart still to attend;
that thy statutes may perform
alway unto the end.

Source: The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P119o

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First Line: Thy word is to my feet a lamp And to my path a light
Title: Thy word is to my feet a lamp
Copyright: Public Domain



Henry Stephen Cutler (b. Boston, MA, 1824; d. Boston, 1902) composed ALL SAINTS NEW in 1872 for Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) text "The Son of God Goes Forth to War," and the two were published together in Hymnal with Tunes, Old and New (1872). That text refers to "the glorious band" of God's people, h…

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Composed by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) as a setting for Paul Gerhardt's "Nun danket all’ und bringet Ehr," GRÄFENBERG was first published in the 1647 edition of Crüger's Praxis Pietatis Melica. The tune is arbitrarily named after a water-cure spa in Silesia, Austria, which became famous in the 1820…

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