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Hymn: How precious is the book divine (FL)

Hymnal: The Christian Psalmist

Date: 1850

Compiler: Silas W Leonard and A D Fillmore

Publisher/Printer: S W Leonard

First Line: How precious is the book divine

Topic: <no topic given>

Writer: <no first name given> <no last name given>


Meter: CM


Hymn Number: 108

Page Number: 149, click to see hymnal pages


HOW precious is the book divine,

By inspiration given!

Bright as a lamp it precepts shine,

To guide our souls to heaven.

It sweetly cheers our drooping hearts,

In this dark vale of tears:

Life, light, and joy, it still imparts,

And quells our rising fears.

This lamp through all the tedious night

Of life shall guide our way:

Till we behold the clearer light

Of an eternal day.