God’s Word is a light that leads us to our Savior, Jesus Christ.

BibleGateway: Psalm 119:105-112

ESV Text: Psalm 119:105-112

Psalm 119:105-112 (Listen)

Nun

105 Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light to my path.
106 I have sworn an oath and confirmed it,
to keep your righteous rules.
107 I am severely afflicted;
give me life, O Lord, according to your word!
108 Accept my freewill offerings of praise, O Lord,
and teach me your rules.
109 I hold my life in my hand continually,
but I do not forget your law.
110 The wicked have laid a snare for me,
but I do not stray from your precepts.
111 Your testimonies are my heritage forever,
for they are the joy of my heart.
112 I incline my heart to perform your statutes
forever, to the end. (ESV)


KJV Text:

(Alt. audio): Chapter: 119

     105 NUN. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

     106 I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments.

     107 I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O LORD, according unto thy word.

     108 Accept, I beseech thee, the freewill offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments.

     109 My soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law. 110 The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not from thy precepts.

     111 Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart. 112 I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes alway, even unto the end.(KJV)


Hymn: TLH 291:
Lamp of our Feet Whereby We Trace

Hymnary.org — Organ Audio

1. Lamp of our feet whereby we trace 
Our path when wont to stray; 
Stream from the fount of heavenly grace, 
Brook by the traveler’s way. 

2. Bread of our souls whereon we feed, 
True manna from on high; 
Our guide and chart wherein we read 
Of realms beyond the sky; 

3. Pillar of fire, through watches dark, 
Or radiant cloud by day; 
When waves would break our tossing bark, 
Our anchor and our stay; 

4. Word of the ever-living God, 
Will of His glorious Son; 
Without thee, how could earth be trod 
Or heaven itself be won? 

5. Lord, grant us all aright to learn 
The wisdom it imparts 
And to its heavenly teaching turn 
With simple, childlike hearts. 


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