While Thee I Seek, Protecting Power
Helen M. Williams, 1786
|While thee I seek, protecting Power,|
Be my vain wishes stilled;
And may this consecrated hour
With better hopes be filled.
2. Thy love the power of thought bestowed,
3. In each event of life, how clear
|4. In every joy that crowns my days,|
In every pain I bear,
My heart shall find delight in praise,
Or seek relief in prayer.
5. When gladness wings my favoured hour,
6. My lifted eye, without a tear,