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Our Weakness, and Christ our Strength. 2 Cor. 12. 9

I. Watts                         L.M.

1
Let me but hear my Saviour say,
“Strength shall be equal to thy day;”
Then I rejoice in deep distress,
Leaning on all-sufficient grace.

2
I glory in infirmity,
That Christ’s own power may rest on me;
When I am weak, then am I strong;
Grace is my shield, and Christ my song.

3
I can do all things, or can bear
All sufferings, if my Lord be there;
Sweet pleasures mingle with the pains
While his left hand my head sustains.

4
But if the Lord be once withdrawn,
And we attempt the work alone,
When new temptations spring and rise,
We find how great our weakness is.