PSALM 4
METER:  10 10 10 10
SUGGESTED TUNE:  EVENTIDE
This is the meter of such hymns as "Abide with Me."

1.  An-swer me when I call, O God my help!
    When I in trou-ble was, you aid-ed me.
    Be gra-cious to me, Lord, hear now my pray'r.
    Be gra-cious to me, Lord, hear now my pray'r.
2.  How long, you peo-ple, will you in-sult me?
    How long will you love lies and van-i-ty?
    Know that God chose the ones who god-ly are;
    He hears me when I call un-to his name.
3.  Trem-ble with fear lest you fall into sin;
    Lie qui-et-ly in bed, and think on this:
    Off-er right sac-ri-fice and trust in God.
    Off-er right sac-ri-fice and trust in God.
4.  Man-y pray, "We wish we could see some good.
    Lift up your count-e-nance up-on us, Lord!"
    But I've more joy than those with har-vests great.
    I sleep in peace, for you, Lord, keep me safe.

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

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