Isaac Watts, 1707
Thus far the Lord hath led me on,|
Thus far His power prolongs my days;
And every evening shall make known
Some fresh memorial of His grace.
2. Much of my time has run to waste,
3. I lay my body down to sleep,
4. In vain the sons of earth or hell|
Tell me a thousand frightful things
My God in safety makes me dwell
Beneath the shadow of his wings.
5. Faith in his name forbids my fear;
6. Thus, when the night of death shall come,
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