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“As thy days, so shall thy strength be.” Deut. 33. 25

J. Fawcett          L.M.

1
Afflicted saint, to Christ draw near,
Thy Saviour’s gracious promise hear;
His faithful word declares to thee,
That as thy days, thy strength shall be.

2
Let not thy heart despond, and say,
“How shall I stand the trying day?”
He has engaged, by firm decree,
That as thy days, thy strength shall be.

3
Thy faith is weak, thy foes are strong;
And if the conflict should be long,
Thy Lord will make the tempter flee;
For as thy days, thy strength shall be.

4
Should persecution rage and flame,
Still trust in thy Redeemer’s name;
In fiery trials thou shalt see,
That as thy days, thy strength shall be.

5
When called to bear the weighty cross,
Or sore affliction, pain, or loss,
Or deep distress, or poverty,
Still, as thy days, thy strength shall be.

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When ghastly death appears in view,
Christ’s presence shall thy fears subdue;
He comes to set thy spirit free,
And as thy days, thy strength shall be.