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4907. O God, Preserve Me

1. O God, preserve me, for in Thee
Alone my trust has stood;
My soul has said, Thou art my Lord,
My chief and only good.

2. I love Thy saints, who fear Thy name,
And walk as in Thy sight;
They are the excellent of earth,
In them is my delight.

3. Their sorrows shall be multiplied
Who worship aught but Thee;
I share not in their offerings,
Nor join their company.

4. The Lord is mine inheritance,
The Lord alone remains
The fullness of my cup of bliss;
The Lord my lot maintains.

5. The lines are fallen unto me
In places large and fair;
A goodly heritage is mine,
Marked out with gracious care.

Text Information
First Line: O God, preserve me, for in Thee
Title: O God, Preserve Me
Author: Anonymous (1912)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Source: From The Psalter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 27
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: ST. PETER (Reinagle)
Composer: Alexander Robert Reinagle (1830)
Meter: CM
Incipit: 51765 54332 14323
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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