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Psalm 71 Tune - Bunillidh [SP]

16  I will proclaim your acts, O Lord GOD—

your righteousness, yes, yours alone.

17  For since my youth, O God, you’ve taught me,

and still your wonders I make known.

 

18  And now, my God, do not forsake me

when old and grey I have become,

Till I declare your might and power,

to generations yet to come.

 

19  Your justice reaches to the heavens;

who is like you, O God, in strength?

20  Though you have shown me many troubles,

you will restore my soul at length.

 

From the deep places of earth’s darkness

you will bring up my life once more.

21  You will increase your servant’s honour,

my comfort once again restore.

22 O God, your faithfulness towards me

with sound of harp I’ll gladly tell;

To you with lyre I will sing praises,

O Holy One of Israel.

 

23  My lips will shout with joy; I’ll praise you

and I’ll extol your faithfulness,

When you have rescued and redeemed me

from every trouble and distress.

 

24  All day my tongue will tell the story,

as I your righteous acts proclaim,

For everyone who wished to harm me

has been disgraced and put to shame.

Lyrics from 'Sing Psalms'. Copyright Free Church of Scotland.

Harmony and Melody Copyright Free Church of Scotland