1 To Thee, O Lord, I fly
And on Thy help depend;
Thou art my Lord and King Most High;
Do Thou my soul defend.
I praise the Lord above
Whose counsel guides aright;
My heart instructs me in His love
In seasons of the night.
2 I keep before me still
The Lord Whom I have proved;
At my right hand He guards from ill,
And I shall not be moved.
My heart is glad and blest,
My soul its joy shall tell;
And, lo, my flesh in hope shall rest,
And still in safety dwell.
3 My soul in death's dark pit
Shall not be left by Thee;
corruption Thou wilt not permit
Thy holy one to see.
Life's pathway Thou wilt show,
To Thy right hand wilt guide,
Where streams of pleasure ever flow,
And boundless joys abide.
George William Martin (b. London, England, 1825; d. London, 1881) composed LEOMINSTER, named for a town in the county of Hereford and Worcester (formerly Herefordshire), England. The tune was first published in The Journal of Part Music (vol. 2, 1862), in which it was titled THE PILGRIM'S SONG. Mart…
Display Title: To Thee, O Lord, I FlyFirst Line: To Thee, O Lord, I flyTune Title: MARYMeter: SMDSource: The Psalter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 30
Display Title: To You, O Lord, I FlyFirst Line: To you, O Lord, I flyTune Title: LEOMINSTERMeter: S.M.D.Scripture: Psalm 16:1-11Date: 1990Subject: God | Abiding Presence; The Christian Life | Assurance; Trust in God |Source: The Psalter, 1912; alt. 1990, mod.