Scripture Verse

Remember the Word unto Thy servant, upon which Thou hast caused me to hope. This is my comfort in my affliction: for Thy Word hath quickened me. Psalm 119:49–50

Introduction

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Carl M. von Weber
(1786–1826)

Words: From The Psal­ter (Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­van­ia: Unit­ed Pres­by­ter­i­an Board of Pub­li­ca­tion, 1912), num­ber 327.

Music: Wil­mot Carl M. von We­ber. Ar­ranged by Lo­well Ma­son, Car­mi­na Sac­ra (Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts: John H. Wil­kins & Ri­chard B. Car­ter, 1844) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Lowell Mason
(1792–1872)

Lyrics

Lord, Thy word to me remember,
Thou hast made me hope in Thee;
This my comfort in affliction,
That Thy Word has quickened me.

Mocked by those who are unrighteous,
Still to Thy commands I cleave;
Thinking on Thy former judgments,
Help and comfort I receive.

Wicked men, Thy law forsaking,
Stirred my indignation strong;
For in all my pilgrim journey
Thy commandments are my song.

Thou hast been my meditation
And Thy law has been my guide;
I have kept Thy righteous precepts,
And have found them true and tried.