How shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed of it according to Thy Word.@Psalm 119:9

From The Psalter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 322.

Sagina Thomas Campbell, Bouquet 1825 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)

How shall the young direct their way?
What light shall be their perfect guide?
Thy Word, O Lord, will safely lead,
If in its wisdom they confide.
Sincerely I have sought Thee, Lord,
O let me not from Thee depart;
To know Thy will and keep from sin
Thy Word I cherish in my heart.

O blessèd Lord, teach me Thy law,
Thy righteous judgments I declare;
Thy testimonies make me glad,
For they are wealth beyond compare.
Upon Thy precepts and Thy ways
My heart will meditate with awe;
Thy Word shall be my chief delight,
And I will not forget Thy law.