Thy Word Sheds Light upon My Path

Representative Text

1 Your word sheds light upon my path;
a shining lamp, it guides my feet;
your righteous judgments to observe,
my solemn vow I now repeat.

2 Severe affliction, LORD, is mine;
send help according to your word.
Accept my sacrifice of praise
and make me know your judgments, LORD.

3 In constant danger is my life,
your righteous law I'll not forget.
I have not from your precepts strayed,
despite the snares the wicked set.

4 Your precepts are my heritage;
they daily make my heart rejoice.
To keep your statutes faithfully
shall ever be my willing choice.

Source: Trinity Psalter Hymnal #119N

Text Information

First Line: Thy Word sheds light upon my path
Title: Thy Word Sheds Light upon My Path
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain





Derived from the fourth piano piece in Robert A. Schumann's Nachtstücke, Opus 23 (1839), CANONBURY first appeared as a hymn tune in J. Ireland Tucker's Hymnal with Tunes, Old and New (1872). The tune, whose title refers to a street and square in Islington, London, England, is often matched to Haver…

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