Thou hast dealt well with Thy servant, O Lord, according unto Thy Word. Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed Thy commandments.@Psalm 119:65-66

From The Psalter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 329.

Janet George C. Stebbins, 1912 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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George C. Stebbins (1846-1945)

Thou, Lord, hast dealt well with Thy servant,
Thy promise is faithful and just;
Instruct me in judgment and knowledge,
For in Thy commandments I trust.

Before my affliction I wandered,
But now Thy good Word I obey;
O Thou who art holy and gracious,
Now teach me Thy statutes, I pray.

The proud have assailed me with slander;
Thy precepts shall still be my guide;
Thy law is my joy and my treasure,
Though sinners may boast in their pride.

Affliction has been for my profit,
That I to Thy statutes might hold;
Thy law to my soul is more precious
Than thousands of silver and gold.