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Holy Bible, Book Divine

Words by John Burton (1773-1822)
Tune: ALETTA by William Batchelder Bradbury (1816-1868)
Key signature: F major (1 flat)
Time signature: 3/4
Public Domain
1. Holy Bible, book divine, Precious treasure, thou art mine; Mine to tell me whence I came; Mine to teach me what I am;
2. Mine to chide me when I rove; Mine to show a Savior’s love; Mine thou art to guide and guard; Mine to punish or reward;
3. Mine to comfort in distress, Suffering in this wilderness; Mine to show, by living faith, Man can triumph over death;
4. Mine to tell of joys to come, And the rebel sinner’s doom; O thou holy book divine, Precious treasure, thou art mine.