Wise Ways To Walk

Tune: Binchester

('Happy are they, they that love God')


Psalm 1 v.2

Blessed are they who do delight

In the LORD's law, keep sight

Of all His commands, meditate

They day and night, not late


Psalm 1 v.3

They shall be like a tree planted

By the rivers, they led

And guided by the LORD, they shall

In season bring forth well


Psalm 1 v.3

Their leaf shall not wither nor fade

They remain constant, staid

Whatsoever they do concurs

With God's ways and prospers


Psalm 2 v.11-12

Serve Him with fear, godly trembling

To Him your tributes bring

Rejoice before Him, in Him trust

We who are but mere dust


Psalm 3 v.3

You LORD are a shield unto me

And you my glory be

You lift my head up from despair

I know you always there


Psalm 3 v.8

Salvation to the LORD belongs

To Him we sing our songs

Your blessing is sure here upon

Your people, through your Son


Psalm 4 v.1

Hear me, O LORD, I to you call

In you I shall not fall

You have helped, enlarged me, I prayed

[May] Mercy not be delayed


Psalm 4 v.4

Stand in awe, and sin not, commune

With your own heart quite soon

Upon your bed, when daylight ends

Be still, God His peace sends



  • Goldfinch60

    Good one Orchi.

    • orchidee

      Thanks Gold.

    • L. B. Mek

      Psalm verses are some of the Poetic works to have ever been written.
      Irrespective of perspectives on their religious content,
      some great choices you have highlighted here:
      'We who are but mere dust'

      • orchidee

        Thanks LB.

      • Michael Edwards

        Psalm words Orchi.

        • orchidee

          Thanks M. You in bed? (last verse)! Is Miss Berles in bed?

          • Michael Edwards

            Up and about - both of us.
            Been to the shopaberles

          • ANGELA & BRIAN

            Brian here ~ Good Morning Uncle Steve ~ Thanks for an uplifting Hymn & Tune ~ tuneful ORGAN ! Love the *SNIPPETS from the Psalms* every one a gem ! Im working on my allotment (@ College) this afternoon so PSALM 1 v 3 is my fave !

            If you *Love the Lord* You will be like a TREE - well watered by a running Stream ! You will bear Spiritual Fruit in Season and your leaf will be *Evergreen* ! In whatever You do you will be successful ~ AMEN ! Personal Application Bible.

            Blessings & JOY to YOU & Faithful Fido
            Love Angela & Brian & Gato Smokey ! ! !

            • orchidee

              Thanks B&A. A bit of an obscure hymn, more used in high church, or Anglo-Catholic church, I believe. Both of which can be a bit old fogey-ish!
              Almost any Bible version please, except The Message. It causes Fido to turn to raging fury, when he hears words like 'Bravo!' in it! lol.

            • Neville

              ... My word Steven .. ya got more psalms than a tropical island ... and now I know it was you .. coz this has got your DNA running right through it ....

              • orchidee

                Thanks Neville. There's 150 of them Psalms to choose from. With 'selection of verses' poems I may do, the Psalms are grouped together somewhat, as in themes in hymn books. Well, Psalms was the 'hymn-book' of the Jewish Temple of olden days.

              • Gavin

                The Psalms are great inspiration to so many
                Beautiful hymn Orchidee

                • orchidee

                  Thanks Gavin.

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