Scripture Verse

My heart standeth in awe of Thy Word. Psalm 119:161


Fanny Crosby

Words: Fan­ny Cros­by, in The Cas­ket of Sun­day School Me­lo­dies, Com­plete, by Asa Hull (Phi­la­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia: Asa Hull, 1869), pag­es 32–33.

Music: Hull Asa Hull, Gos­pel Praise Book (New York: Da­ni­el W. Knowles, 1879), num­ber 82 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Asa Hull


No book is like the Bible,
For childhood, youth and age;
Our duty, plain and simple,
We find on every page.
It came by inspiration,
A light to guide our way,
A voice from Him who gave it,
Reproving when we stray.


No book is like the Bible,
The blessèd book we love,
The pilgrim’s chart of glory,
It leads to God above.

It tells of man’s creation,
His sad, primeval fall;
It tells of man’s redemption,
Through Christ, who died for all;
In sacred words of wisdom
It bids us watch and pray,
And early come to Jesus,
The Life, the Truth, the Way.


Love God, our Lord and Savior,
Who reigns in Heaven above,
And bids us all remember,
Our neighbors we must love;
For on these great commandments
To Christians here below
Hang all the law and prophets;
The Bible tells us so.


O, let us love the Bible,
And praise it more and more;
Our life is like a shadow,
Our days will soon be o’er;
But if we closely follow
The counsel God has giv’n,
We then may hope with angels
To sing His praise in Heav’n.