PSALM 119:137-144
METER:  SMD
SUGGESTED TUNES:  TERRA BEATA or DIADEMATA
This is the meter of such hymns as "This Is My Father's World" and "Crown Him with Many Crowns."

1.  Right-eous are you, O Lord,
    And right your judg-ments are;
    You right-ly want us to o-bey
    You in all faith-ful-ness.
    My zeal con-sumes me, for
    My foes for-get your words.
    Your prom-ise is both tried and true,
    And it your ser-vant loves.
2.  Though I'm small and put down,
    I don't for-get your laws.
    Your just-ice is for-ev-er just,
    Your law is al-ways true.
    Trou-ble and pain I know,
    But your law is my joy.
    Your tes-ti-mon-ies are e'er just;
    Give in-sight, let me live.

Reprinted by permission of the publisher from Sing the Psalms! by Dale A. Schoening.  Copyright 1988 Dale A. Schoening.

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