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Christ a Protector of the Wretched. 1 Sam. 22. 2

J. Berridge                                        7s

1
All in debt or in distress,
Discontented more or less,
All who would protection have,
Post away to David’s cave.

2
All who find their sinful debt
Deep and deeper growing yet;
All who have been Satan’s tool –
Much his madman or his fool;

3
All who discontented are,
Full of guilt and full of fear;
Every soul who would not die,
Unto Jesus’ cave must fly.

4
[Jesus all your debts will pay;
Chase your legal duns away;
Every foe he will subdue –
World, and flesh, and devil too.]

5
Haste, and seek the Saviour’s face;
Rise, and bless him for his grace;
To his scornèd cave repair;
He will wash and feast you there.