O send thy light forth and thy truth

O send thy light forth and thy truth

Published in 33 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O send thy light forth and thy truth;
let them be guides to me,
and bring me to thine holy hill,
even where thy dwellings be.

2 Then will I to God's altar go,
to God my chiefest joy:
yea, God, my God, thy name to praise
my harp I will employ.

3 Why art thou then cast down, my soul?
what should discourage thee?
Any why with vexing thoughts art thou
disquieted in me?

4 Still trust in God; for him to praise
good cause I yet shall have:
he of my countenance is the health,
my God that doth me save.

Source: Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #34a

Text Information

First Line: O send thy light forth and thy truth
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: Scottish Psalter, 1650
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christadelphian Hymn Book #25

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #34a

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #34b

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #35

Hymns and Psalms #537

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #34a

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #34b

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #35

The Book of Praise #29

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P43c

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