Category Archives: HOLY SCRIPTURE

271 – Break Thou the Bread of Life

1 Break thou the bread of life, dear Lord, to me, as thou didst break the loaves beside the sea; beyond the sacred page I seek thee, Lord; my spirit pants for thee, O Living Word! 2 Bless thou the truth, dear Lord, to me, to me, as thou didst bless the bread by Galilee; … Continue reading

272 – Give Me the Bible

1 Give me the Bible, star of gladness gleaming, To cheer the wanderer lone and tempest tossed, No storm can hide that peaceful radiance beaming Since Jesus came to seek and save the lost. Refrain Give me the Bible– holy message shining, Thy light shall guide me in the narrow way. Precept and promise, law … Continue reading

273 – Lord, I Have Made Thy Word My Choice

1 Lord, I have made Thy word my choice, My lasting heritage; There shall my noblest powers rejoice, My warmest thoughts engage. 2 I’ll read the histories of Thy love, And keep Thy laws in sight; While through Thy promises I rove, With ever fresh delight. 3 In this broad land of wealth unknown, Where … Continue reading

274 – O Word of God Incarnate

1 O Word of God incarnate, O Wisdom from on high, O Truth unchanged, unchanging, O Light of our dark sky: we praise you for the radiance that from the hallowed page, a lantern to our footsteps, shines on from age to age. 2 The church from her dear Master received the gift divine, and … Continue reading

275 – O God of Light

1 O God of light, Your Word, a lamp unfailing, Shall pierce the darkness of our earthbound way And show Your grace, Your plan for us unveiling, And guide our footsteps to the perfect day. 2 From days of old, through blind and willful ages, Though we rebelled, You gently sought again, And spoke through … Continue reading

276 – Thanks to God

1 Thanks to God whose Word was spoken In the deed that made the earth. His the voice that called a nation; His the fires that tried her worth. God has spoken; Praise Him For His open Word 2 Thanks to God whose Word incarnate Glorified the flesh of man. Deeds and words and death … Continue reading

277 – For Your Holy Book We Thank You

1 For Your holy book we thank You, And for all who served You well, Writing, guarding, and translating, That its pages might forth tell Your strong love and tender care For Your people everywhere. 2 For Your holy book we thank You, And for those who work today, That the people of all nations, … Continue reading

278 – Lord Jesus, Once You Spoke to Men

1 Lord Jesus, once You spoke to men Upon the mountain and the plain, O help us listen now as then And wonder at Your words again. 2 We all have secret fears to face, Our minds and motives to amend. We seek Your truth, We need your grace, Our living Lord and present friend. … Continue reading