PSALM 119:97-104
METER:  LM
SUGGESTED TUNES:  MARYTON or CANTERBURY
This is the meter for such hymns as "O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee" and "Lord, Speak to Me."

1.  O Lord, how much I love your law!
    I think on it through-out the day.
    It makes me wis-er than my foes,
    Your teach-ings al-ways stand by me.
2.  I fath-om more than those who teach,
    For I have stud-ied your de-crees.
    Wis-er am I than ag-ed ones,
    Be-cause your pre-cepts I be-lieve.
3.  I have a-void-ed e-vil ways
    Be-cause I want to keep your word.
    I do not turn back from your ways,
    For I have learned them from your mouth.
4.  Your words are pleas-ant to the taste,
    Sweet-er than hon-ey in my mouth.
    Your teach-ings help me un-der-stand,
    Thus ev-ery false way I ab-hor.

Reprinted by permission of the publisher from Supplementary Volume to Sing the Psalms by Dale A. Schoening.  Copyright 1992 Dale A. Schoening.

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