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Blessed book divine

Word eternal that shall e'er endure

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Tune: [Word eternal that shall e'er endure]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Word eternal that shall e’er endure,
Lamp to light us on our pathway;
True foundation ever strong, secure,
Blessed, blessed Book divine.

Through all the ages gleaming with a wondrous ray,
Lo! Thy promises endure for aye;
Upon our pathway ever as a beacon shine,
O blessed Bible, O Book divine.

2 Spirit sword that e’er the vict’ry brings,
Compass pointing to the harbor;
Royal message from the King of kings,
Blessed, blessed Book divine. [Refrain]

3 Hope’s true anchor that shall hold for aye,
Bread of life our souls sustaining;
Thou our comfort and our strength and stay,
Blessed, blessed Book divine. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #27

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Word eternal that shall e'er endure
Title: Blessed book divine
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Refrain First Line: Through all the ages gleaming