Blessed are they who keep His statutes and seek Him with all their heart.@Psalm 119:2

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

Melcombe Samuel Webbe, 1782 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Samuel Webbe, Sr. (1740-1816)

O let my supplicating cry
By Thee, my gracious Lord, be heard;
Give wisdom and deliver me
According to Thy faithful Word.

Instructed in Thy holy law,
To praise Thy Word I lift my voice;
O Lord, be Thou my present help,
For Thy commandments are my choice.

For Thy salvation I have longed,
And in Thy law is my delight;
Enrich my soul with life divine,
And help by Thy judgments right.

Thy servant like a wandering sheep
Has lost the path and gone astray;
Restore my soul and lead me home,
For Thy commands I would obey