Theological and Doxological Meditation #3


The Principal Teaching of Scripture

Q. What do the Scriptures principally teach?

A. The Scriptures principally teach what man is to believe concerning God, and what duty God requires of man (2 Timothy 1:13).

Father of Mercies, In Your Word (click title to play)
Anne Steele, 1760
#144, Trinity Hymnal (© 1990)

Father of mercies, in your Word what endless glory shines;
forever be your name adored for these celestial lines.

Here may the wretched sons of want exhaustless riches find;
riches above what earth can grant and lasting as the mind.

Here the Redeemer’s welcome voice spreads heav’nly peace around;
and life and everlasting joys attend the blissful sound.

O may these heav’nly pages be my ever dear delight;
and still new beauties may I see, and still increasing light.

Divine Instructor, gracious Lord, O be forever near;
teach me to love your sacred Word, and view my Savior there.


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