I have chosen the way of truth: Thy judgments have I laid before me.@Psalm 119:30

From The Psal­ter (Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­van­ia: Unit­ed Pres­by­ter­i­an Board of Pub­li­ca­tion, 1912), num­ber 336.

Ro­bin­son Tho­mas Has­tings (1784–1872) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Thomas Hastings (1784–1872)

I have followed truth and justice;
Leave me not in deep distress;
Be my help and my protection,
Let the proud no more oppress.
For Thy Word and Thy salvation,
Lord, my eyes with longing fail;
Teach Thy statutes to Thy servant,
Let Thy mercy now prevail.

I am Thine, O give me wisdom,
Make me know Thy truth, I pray;
Sinners have despised Thy statues;
Now, O Lord, Thy power display.
Lord, I love Thy good commandments
And esteem them more than gold;
All Thy precepts are most righteous;
Hating sin, to these I hold.