A Delightful Inheritance

(Mary Blake)

A song of praise adapted from Psalm 16

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Keep me safe, O, God, For I trust in You, I said to the Lord, you are my Lord; Keep me safe, O, God, For in you I take refuge. Apart from you I have no good thing. You have assigned me my portion and my cup; You have made my lot secure. The boundaries have fallen for me in pleasant places; Surely, Surely, in You I find a delightful inheritance. I will praise the Lord Who counsels me! Even at night in my heart the instructs me. I will keep Him Ever before me, He is at XX XXXXX XXXXX X XXXXX XXX XX XXXXXX XXX XXXX XXXXXXXX XX XX XXXXXXX XXX XX XXXX XXX XXXX XXXX XX XXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXXXXXXXX XXXX XXXXXX XXX XX XX XXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX XX XXX X XXXX X XXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX XX XXX X XXXX X XXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX

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