Isaac Watts, 1709
The Law commands and makes us know|
What duties to our God we owe;
But 'tis the Gospel must reveal
Where lies our strength to do His will.
2. The Law discovers guilt and sin,
3. What curses doth the Law denounce|
Against the man that fails but once!
But in the Gospel Christ appears
Pard'ning the guilt of num'rous years.
4. My soul, no more attempt to draw
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