True Blessedness

Tune: Wolvercote

(one tune to 'O Jesus I have promised')

Psalm 1 parts


Blessed be they that do walk not

In the ungodly's lot

Nor follow in their wicked ways

But seek the Lord their days

Nor stand in the way of sinners

Heart not to them bestirs

Nor sits in the seat of scornful

But they hear the Lord's call


Enter not path of the wicked

In their way not be led

Go not in the way of evil

It profits none at all

But blessed be they whose delight

Is the Lord's law and light

In His law they meditate

Day, night, early, and late


Ponder His word, and talk to self

So find your soul's true wealth

Such ones are as trees planted

Beside the river-bed

By rivers of water, channels

On good and fertile soils 

They shall bring forth their fruit sure

In seasons evermore


Their leaves shall not wither, they

Commune, and watch and pray

Whatsoever they set to do

It shall prosper anew

For the Lord knows the righteous

Their way, by grace [He knows] e'en us

But ungodly's way it shall

Perish and do not well




  • Andrew Charles Forrest

    Great words today Orchi
    Great way to live

    • orchidee

      Thanks Andrew. That was the title of the Psalm in some notes I read on it.

    • Michael Edwards

      Great work - did you have help from Para Berle?

      • orchidee

        Thanks M. Oh yes!

      • Christina8

        Thanks Steve for doing what you do. Great hymn!

        • orchidee

          Thanks Christina.

        • Goldfinch60

          Good one Orchi.

          • orchidee

            Thanks Gold.

          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            THANKS UNCLE STEVE : ANGELA here again ! Brian & I have missed your *Daily Dose of Spiritual Uplift* this last week ! One of my our hymns. We all make promises to GOD but (alas) we all fail to keep all of them ! Love PSALM 1 It is a UNIVERSAL BLESSING *Blessed or those ....... etc. Thanks for caring & sharing !

            Blessings to You & Poochy Pooch
            ANGELA & BRIAN ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿงก

            • orchidee

              Thanks B&A. You missed Fido too? He's very fierce when he needs to be. He says he can't afford to take a day off from being a 'watch-dog!' lol.

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