1 O God, my refuge, keep me safe:
On you my good depends;
O LORD, you are my Lord alone,
Your saints my choicest friends.

2 Whoever turns to other gods
Will find remorse and shame;
To them I make no sacrifice,
Nor will I speak their name.

3 The LORD is my inheritance,
A prize beyond compare;
His word instructs me day and night,
His own beloved heir.

4 At all times I have set the LORD
Before my face to stand;
No trial, no pain can shake my hope
With him at my right hand.

5 My heart and soul rejoice in you
And in your power to save:
You will not leave your Holy One
To perish in the grave.

6 You lead me to the path of life,
Before your face to stand
And drink my fill of endless joys
That flow at your right hand.

Psalm 16, David G Preston
© David G Preston/Jubilate Hymns Ltd
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