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Wonderful Bible

Wonderful Bible, book of God

Author: H. G. Jackson
Tune: [Wonderful Bible, book of God]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Wonderful Bible! Book of God;
Guide and counsel to mortals giv’n;
Lamp to the path by the ransomed trod,
Lighting the way from earth to heav’n.

Refrain:
Shine, O wonderful light divine,
Lamp of Truth, in this dark world shine,
Shine thro’ the night of doubts and fears,
Shine till the morn of God appears!

2 Wonderful Bible! Law of the Lord;
All its precepts in grace abound;
And in their keeping is great reward;
Life everlasting there is found. [Refrain]

3 Wonderful Bible! Radiance bright;
Ray serene from the world above,
Fairest of stars in the humanity’s night,
Fill now our hearts with light and love. [Refrain]

Source: Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #22

Author: H. G. Jackson

Born: January 1, 1838, Manchester, Indiana. Died: November 12, 1914. A Methodist minister, Jackson and his wife Alice spent many years as missionaries in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Upon their return to America, they lived in the River Forest/Oak Park area of Chicago, Illinois. --www.hymntime.com/tch Go to person page >

Timeline

Instances

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Gospel Herald in Song #171

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Honey Out of the Rock #22

Popular Hymns No. 3 #d270

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