PSALM 52
METER:  11 10 11 10 10 8 10 8
SUGGESTED TUNE:  O STORE GUD (HOW GREAT THOU ART)

1.  Why do you boast, O great one, of your e-vil?
    God's faith-ful-ness will last un-til the end.
    Ru-in you plan; your tongue is like a ra-zor,
    And you are al-ways com-ing up with lies.
    E-vil and false-hood you love, not the truth.
    Your words de-vour, your tongue de-ceives.
    God will crush you, and tear you from your home,
    Up-root-ing you from life it-self.
2.  When right-eous ones see this they will be awe-struck--
    But then in-stead they'll laugh at you and say,
    "See one who would not take God for a ref-uge,
    But trust-ed in great rich-es and great wealth!"
    I'm in God's house like a green ol-ive tree.
    God's con-stant love I'll al-ways trust.
    I thank you e'er for all that you have done.
    I'll tell your peo-ple that you're good.

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

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