4351. My Soul for Thy Salvation Faints

1. My soul for Thy salvation faints,
But still I hope in Thee;
I long to see Thy promised help,
When Thou shalt comfort me.

2. Thy statutes I do not forget,
Though wasting grief I know;
Thy servant’s days are few, O Lord:
When wilt Thou judge my foe?

3. The proud, disdainful of Thy law,
Entrap me wrongfully;
O Thou, whose law is just and true,
Help and deliver me.

4. Almost consumed, yet from Thy law
I have not turned away;
In lovingkindness give me strength,
That I may still obey.

Text Information
First Line: My soul for Thy salvation faints
Title: My Soul for Thy Salvation Faints
Author: Anonymous (1912)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Source: From The Psalter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 331
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Alternate tune: BELMONT, William Gardiner, 1812
Tune Information
Name: MORRISON
Composer: Michael Lonneke (2005)
Meter: CM
Incipit: 51135 54317 56541
Key: C Major
Copyright: Re­leased to the pub­lic do­main
Notes: This tune was writ­ten for sing­ing the me­tric­al psal­ter at the Ang­li­can Church of the Good Shep­herd, Par­is, Vir­gin­ia, and is named for the rec­tor there.



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