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723. Lord, Speak for Me, for I Am Yours (Psalm 26)

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Text Information
First Line: Lord, speak, for me, for I am yours
Title: Lord, Speak for Me, for I Am Yours (Psalm 26)
Author: Marie J. Post (1983)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ;
Topic: The Church; Discipleship and Mission; Living in Christ (2 more...)
Copyright: © 1987 Faith Alive Christian Resources
Tune Information
Name: PERRY
Composer: Leo Sowerby (1962)
Meter: CM
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: © 1964 Abingdon Press (admin. The Copyright Company)


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Despite the concerns it shares with Psalm 1, Psalm 26 is not a declaration of blessing on those who live faithfully but the prayer of such a person to be vindicated by God. There is no prideful desire to seem holier than other people, only to appear before God without pretense.


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