Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
My dear Redeemer and my Lord,|
I read my duty in Thy Word;
But in Thy life the law appears,
Drawn out in living characters.
2. Such was Thy truth, and such Thy zeal,
3. Cold mountains and the midnight air|
Witnessed the fervor of Thy prayer:
The desert Thy temptations knew,
Thy conflict and Thy victory, too.
4. Be Thou my pattern; make me bear
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