Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.@Psalm 119:105

Lura W. Callin, 1908.

Edmund S. Lorenz (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Edmund S. Lorenz (1854-1942)

When days are dark and cares oppress,
When trials sore my soul distress,
I have a comfort, full and sure,
God’s blessèd Word, whose truths endure.

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’Tis a light forever guiding
Those who walk in it confiding,
In its promises abiding,
And ’tis shining, shining, shining all the way!

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I find within its promise sweet
Strength for my heart, light to my feet;
My help and comfort, day by day,
I find within the Book alway.

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O blessèd Book! how cheering are
The glimpses of the land afar,
Where saints, eternal glory won,
Claim Heaven’s crown when earth is done.

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O blessèd Book, my hope, my stay,
To that fair land point out the way;
Where I, blood-washed and saved by grace,
Beyond the Book behold His face.

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