Scripture Verse

Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me. Psalm 131:1


Words: From The Psal­ter (Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­van­ia: Unit­ed Pres­by­ter­ian Board of Pub­li­ca­tion, 1912), num­ber 366.

Music: Ol­mutz ar­ranged from a Gre­go­ri­an chant by Lo­well Ma­son, 1824 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Lowell Mason (1792–1872)


Not haugh­ty is my heart,
Not lof­ty is my pride;
I do not seek to know the things
God’s wis­dom hath de­nied.

With child­like trust, O Lord,
In Thee I calm­ly rest,
Contented as a lit­tle child
Upon its mo­ther’s breast.

Ye peo­ple of the Lord,
In Him alone con­fide;
From this time forth and ev­er­more
His wis­dom be your guide.