Sacrifice and offering Thou didst not desire; mine ears hast Thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast Thou not required.@Psalm 40:6

From The Psalter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 109.

Belmont, Sacred Melodies, by William Gardiner, 1812 (πŸ”Š pdf nwc).

William Gardiner (1770–1853)

The offering on the altar burned
Gives no delight to Thee;
The hearing ear, the willing heart,
Thou givest unto me.

Then, O my God, I come, I come,
Thy purpose to fulfill;
Thy law is written in my heart,
’Tis joy to do Thy will.

Before Thy people I will now
Thy righteousness proclaim;
Thou knowest, Lord, I will not cease
To praise Thy holy name.

I never have within my heart
Thy faithfulness concealed,
But Thy salvation and Thy truth
To men I have revealed.