The Word of God

Tis’ strange. So often is the Book to meA peerless Word of comfort and rebuke.I marvel how that Word encourages,And at the same, my faults expose, refute. The timely Word, His precious Counsel wise,Addresses all my doubts and fears and wants.Not one stray thought escapes His knowing eye,But swiftly He with quick’ning Word supplants. O […]

Teach Me

Teach me, O teach me, blessed God of truth, Thy Will assuredly from Thy blessed Word. Wherewithal shall I cleanse my ways Except by taking heed to Thy pure Word? A shining lamp Thy Word is to my feet; Unto my darkened path a glorious light. Except Thou leadest me, I shall go blind, And […]

When All my Thoughts are Raised to Thee

When all my thoughts are raised, my God, to Thee, My various doubts and worries swiftly flee. Thy care, Thy comforts, full of love, shall soothe The tepid, weary soul with words of truth. Before each step I take, though minor be, O, let me first Thy care and goodness see. When all my thoughts […]

Tis’ Best to Lie at Jesus’s Feet

Tis’ best to lie at Jesus’s feet, and hear His blessed truth, To trust His blessed promises, which He shall faithful keep. For tis’ the balm that heals all sores, and tenderly it soothes. And though the storm may rage around, my soul His peace shall meet. Tis’ best to lie at Jesus’s feet, and […]