Word of the kingdom, seed of life eternal,
sow in our hearts, Lord; by your Spirit giving
faith to believe it,
courage to receive it,
guide for our living.
Be it our wisdom, light upon life's journey,
bread to sustain us, prize for our possessing,
God himself displaying,
word rich in blessing.
Teach us, Lord Jesus, as those first disciples,
shine on the Scriptures, by your Spirit showing
truth without measure,
grace beyond knowing.