The words in normal type are sung by all, the words in italics are sung by women and the words in bold type are sung by men.

1 God is with the righteous
they shall not be moved;
God is with the righteous
they shall not be moved:
just like a tree growing by the river-side
they shall not be moved.
They shall not
they shall not be moved;
they shall not
they shall not be moved:
just like a tree growing
by the river-side
they shall not be moved!

2 God condemns the wicked
they shall be removed;
God condemns the wicked
they shall be removed:
just like the chaff
blowing in the wind all day
they shall be removed.
They shall be
they shall be removed;
they shall be
they shall be removed:
just like the chaff
blowing in the wind all day
they shall be removed!

3 Happy when we hear him
we shall not be moved;
happy when we hear him
we shall not be moved;
just like a tree growing by the river-side
we shall not be moved.
We shall not
we shall not be moved;
we shall not
we shall not be moved:
just like a tree
growing by the river-side
we shall not be moved!

4 Happy when we love him
we shall not be moved;
happy when we love him
we shall not be moved:
just like a tree growing by the river-side
we shall not be moved.
We shall not
we shall not be moved;
we shall not
we shall not be moved:
just like a tree
growing by the river-side
we shall not be moved!

5 Happy when we serve him
we shall not be moved;
happy when we serve him
we shall not be moved:
just like a tree growing by the river-side
we shall not be moved.
We shall not
we shall not be moved;
we shall not
we shall not be moved:
just like a tree
growing by the river-side
we shall not be moved!

6 When we read the Bible
we shall not be moved;
when we read the Bible
we shall not be moved:
just like a tree growing by the river-side
we shall not be moved.
We shall not
we shall not be moved;
we shall not
we shall not be moved:
just like a tree
growing by the river-side
we shall not be moved!

6 If we follow Jesus
we shall not be moved;
if we follow Jesus
we shall not be moved:
just like a tree growing by the river-side
we shall not be moved.
We shall not
we shall not be moved;
we shall not
we shall not be moved:
just like a tree
growing by the river-side
we shall not be moved!

Michael Perry (1942 - 1996) from Psalm 1
© Mrs B Perry/Jubilate Hymns Ltd