PSALM 27:1, 4-9
METER:  CM (86 86)
This is the meter for such hymns as "Amazing Grace" and "O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing".

1.  The Lord's my light and sav-ing one,
    Shall I fear an-y-one?
    The Lord's the strong-hold of my life,
    Who shall make me a-fraid?
2.  One thing I asked God, that I seek:
    To live with him al-ways,
    To see the beau-ty of the Lord,
    And ask him to guide me.
3.  In trou-bled times he shel-ters me,
    He hides me in his tent;
    He sets me high upon a rock,
    Ex-alt-ed o'er my foes.
4.  To him I'll sac-ri-fice with joy,
    I'll sing and praise the Lord.
    O hear me when I cry a-loud,
    Be gra-cious, an-swer me!
5.  My heart says, "Come and seek his face."
    Your face, Lord, I do seek.
    O do not hide your face from me,
    Don't turn a-way in wrath.
6.  O Lord, you've al-ways been my help,
    Please do not cast me off.
    O God, you are my sav-ing one,
    Please don't a-ban-don me!

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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