Psalm 84 - Book of Praise for the Guitar

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Psalm 84 ----- "Book of Praise" Anglo Genevan Psalter -------for Guitar

 
 
    1.) 

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    O LORD of hosts, O God of grace, 

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    How lovely is Thy holy place, 

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    How good and pleasant is Thy dwelling! 

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    O how my soul longs earnestly, 

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    Yea, faints Thy holy courts to see 

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    Mid festal throngs and music swelling. 

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    My heart and flesh cry out to God; 

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    To Him I spread my hands abroad.

    2.) 

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    The sparrow finds a home to rest; 

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    The swallow deftly builds her nest 

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    And has her young beside Thy altar. 

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    So, LORD of hosts, my God, my King, 

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    I seek the shelter of Thy wings; 

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    Thou wilt not let me slip and falter. 

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    How blest are those who dwell with Thee 

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    And praise Thy Name unceasingly.

 
    3.) 

    D / . / . / . . G . D . . . A . . . D . . . . . A . / D 
    How blest are those whose strength Thou art, 

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    Who on Thy ways have set their heart - 

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    The highways to Thy habitation. 

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    For them refreshing fountains flow 

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    When they through Baca’s valley go, 

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    A land of drought and desolation. 

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    The wilderness, with showers blest, 

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    Becomes for them a vale of rest.

    4.) 

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    From strength to strength God’s people go, 

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    And He to them His face will show 

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    In Zion’s courts, His holy dwelling. 

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    O LORD, Thou God of hosts, give ear; 

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    O Jacob’s God, in mercy hear, 

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    Thy steadfast promises fulfilling. 

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    O God, our king and shield behold; 

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    To him Thy power and love unfold.

 
    5.) 

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    Lo, one day in Thy house of praise 

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    Is better than a thousand days 

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    Outside the courts of Thy salvation. 

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    As one who fears and serves the LORD, 

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    I would much rather stand and guard 

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    The threshold of His habitation 

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    Than, far from God, to dwell within 

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    The tents of wickedness and sin.

    6.) 

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    The LORD His goodness has revealed: 

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    He is to us a sun and shield, 

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    For He bestows renown and favour. 

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    And when the upright seek His face, 

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    The LORD will not withhold His grace; 

    D / . A . G . A / .D / G . .D G/D
    His faithfulness endures forever. 

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    O LORD of hosts, how blest is he 

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    Who puts his hope and trust in Thee.