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The laws of the Lord

Psalm 18

  • Refrain:
    The laws of the Lord gladden my heart,
    the laws of the Lord gladden my heart.
  1. The law of the Lord is perfect
    it revives the soul,
    the law of the Lord is to be trusted
    it gives wisdom to the simple.
  2. The fear of the Lord is holy,
    abiding forever.
    The decrees of the Lord are truth
    and all of them are just
  3. In them your servant finds instruction,
    great reward in their keeping,
    but who can detect all errors?
    From hidden faults acquit me.
  4. From presumption restrain your servant
    and let it not rule me.
    Then I shall be blameless,
    clean from grave sin.
© 2015 Mick Truman

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themes in this song:

God's law, word of God, trust in God, wisdom, truth, justice

liturgical use:

Responsorial Psalm: OT26 (Year B)