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SINGING THE SCRIPTURES #8

Our latest project is writing simple Scripture songs for use around the world. 

Please tell us your favorite Bible verse
and maybe we will write a song for YOU  !!

Ralph Merrifield
 

 

This collection is dedicated to
the Scripture Memory Fellowship, from America


The Lord Bless You
  (Numbers 6:24-26  ESV)

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The Lord bless you and keep you;
the Lord make His to face shine upon you
and be gracious to you;
and be gracious to you;

The Lord bless you and keep you;
the Lord lift up His countenance upon you
and give you peace.
and give you peace.

Numbers chapter 6:24 through 26

 

Hear, O Israel  (Deuteronomy 6:4-6  ESV)

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Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.
Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.

You shall love the Lord your God
with all your heart
and with all your soul
and with all your might. (repeat)

Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.
Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.

And these words that I command you
today shall be on your heart,
shall be on your heart. (repeat)

Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.
Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.
Deuteronomy chapter 6:4 through 6


Ruth's Song   (Ruth 1:16-17  ESV)

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Ruth 1:16 and 17.  but Ruth said,

“Do not urge me to leave you or to return
from following you.
For where you go I will go,
and where you lodge I will lodge. (repeat)

Your people shall be my people,
and your God my God.
Your people shall be my people,
and your God my God. (chorus)

Where you die I will die,
and there will I be buried. 
May the Lord do so to me
and more also if anything but
death parts me from you.”

“Do not urge me to leave you or to return
from following you.
For where you go I will go,
and where you lodge I will lodge. (repeat)

For where you go I will go,
and where you lodge I will lodge." 

 

Yours, O Lord, Is The Greatness   (I Chronicles 29:11-13  ESV)

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Yours, O Lord, is the greatness
and the power and the glory
Yours, O Lord, is the greatness
and the victory and the majesty,

for all that is in the heavens
and in the earth is yours.
Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and
you are exalted as head above all.
exalted as head above all. (chorus)

Both riches and honor come from you,
and you rule over all. 
In your hand are power and might,
and in your hand it is to make great
and to give strength to all. (chorus)

for all that is in the heavens
and in the earth is yours.
and now we thank you, our God,
and praise your glorious name,
praise your glorious name,
praise your glorious name.

 

Blessed Be The Lord    (1 Kings 8:56-58  ESV)

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Blessed be the Lord who has given rest
to His people Israel,
according to all that He promised. 
Not one word has failed

of all His good promise,
which He spoke by Moses His servant.
The Lord our God be with us,
as He was with our fathers. (repeat)

May He not leave us or forsake us, 
that He may incline our hearts
to Him, to walk in all His ways
and to keep His commandments,

His statutes, and His rules,
which He commanded our fathers.
1 Kings 8:56 through 58

 

My Redeemer    (Job 19:25-27 ESV)

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For I know that my Redeemer lives,
    and at the last He will stand upon the earth.
For I know that my Redeemer lives,
and at the last He will stand upon the earth.

And after my skin has been thus destroyed,
    yet in my flesh I shall see God,
And after my skin has been thus destroyed,
    yet in my flesh I shall see God,

whom I shall see for myself,
    and my eyes shall behold, and not another.
    whom I shall see for myself,
My heart faints within me!

(repeat to beginning)

Job 19:25 through 27

 

If My People   (2 Chronicles 7:14-16  ESV)

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If my people who are called by my name 
humble themselves, and pray
and seek my face
and turn from their wicked ways,

then I will hear from heaven
and will forgive their sin
then I will hear from heaven
and heal their land. 

Now my eyes will be open
and my ears attentive
to the prayer that is made
in this place. (chorus)

For now I have chosen and consecrated
this house that my name may be there
forever. My eyes and my heart
will be there for all time.
(Verse 1,  Chorus)


Blessed Is The Man   (Psalm 1:1-3  ESV)

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Blessed is the man
who walks not in the counsel of the wicked,
nor stands in the way of sinners,
nor sits in the seat of scoffers;

but his delight is in the law of the Lord,
the law of the Lord, his delight
and on his law he meditates
he meditates day and night.

He is like a tree
planted by streams of water
that yields its fruit in its season,
and its leaf does not wither.
In all that he does, he prospers. (repeat)

In all that he does, he prospers.
In all that he does, he prospers.
Psalm 1: 1 through 3

 

Create In Me   (Psalm 51:10-12  ESV)

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Create in me a clean heart, O God,
    and renew a right spirit within me.
Create in me a clean heart, O God,
    and renew a right spirit within me.

Restore to me the joy of Your salvation,
    and uphold me with a willing spirit.

Create in me a clean heart, O God,
    and renew a right spirit within me.

Cast me not away from Your presence, and
    take not your Holy Spirit from me.
Cast me not away from Your presence, and
    take not your Holy Spirit from me.

Restore to me the joy of Your salvation,
    and uphold me with a willing spirit.

Cast me not away from Your presence, and
    take not your Holy Spirit from me.

 

I Will Bless The Lord   (Psalm 34:1-3  ESV)

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I will bless the Lord at all times;
His praise shall continually be in my mouth.
My soul makes its boast in the Lord;
let the humble hear and be glad.

Oh, magnify the Lord with me,
Oh, magnify the Lord with me,
and let us exalt His name together!
magnify the Lord with me 

(repeat to beginning)

Oh, magnify the Lord with me,
Oh, magnify the Lord with me,
and let us exalt His name together!
magnify the Lord, magnify the Lord, 
magnify the Lord with me.

magnify the Lord, magnify the Lord,
magnify the Lord with me 


May He Be Like Rain  
(Psalm 72:6-8  ESV)

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May he be like rain that falls on the mown grass,
like showers that water the earth!
May he be like rain that falls on the mown grass,
like showers that water the earth!

In his days may the righteous flourish,
the righteous flourish and peace abound.
In his days may the righteous flourish,
till the moon be no more!
till the moon be no more!

May he have dominion from sea to sea,
and from the River to the ends of the earth!
May he have dominion from sea to sea,
and from the River to the ends of the earth!

 

I Am The Lord Your God   (Exodus 20:1-3  ESV)

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Exodus 20:1-3,
And God spoke all these words, saying,

“I am the Lord your God,
I am the Lord your God,
who brought you out of the land of Egypt,
out of the house of slavery.
(repeat)

You shall have no other gods
You shall have no other gods
You shall have no other gods
before me.

I am the Lord your God,
I am the Lord your God,
who brought you out of the land of Egypt,
out of the house of slavery."


 

These web pages also contains songs written during this period

"Singing The Scriptures" Collections

"This Season Of Life #1"

"This Season Of Life #2"

"Redeemed !!"

 

How our Scripture songs are being used in Asia

 

 
Our "Scripture Song Index"
contains many other songs written for this purpose.

 

All songs copyright 2019, Ralph Merrifield.
New Hope Music, PO Box 1612, Westboro MA 01581

You have our encouragement and permission to duplicate and share these songs
for all "not-for-profit" purposes (ie. corporate worship, overheads, songbooks, web sites,
give-away copies). Please contact New Hope for other uses. Thanks!!!

 

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