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“Thine is the kingdom.” Matt. 6. 13; John 17. 2

J. Hart                                                            104th

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Ye souls that are weak, and helpless, and poor,
Who know not to speak, much less to do more,
Lo! here’s a foundation for comfort and peace –
In Christ is salvation; the kingdom is his.

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With power he rules, and wonders performs;
Gives conduct to fools, and courage to worms
Beset by sore evils without and within,
By legions of devils and mountains of sin.

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Then be not afraid; all power is given
To Jesus, our Head, in earth and in heaven;
Through him we shall conquer the mightiest foes;
Our Captain is stronger than all that oppose.

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[His power from above he’ll kindly impart,
So free is his love, so tender his heart;
Redeemed with his merit, we’re washed in his blood;
Renewed by his Spirit, we’ve power with God.]

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Thy grace we adore, Director divine;
The kingdom, and power, and glory are thine.
Preserve us from running on rocks or on shelves,
From foes strong and cunning, and most from ourselves.

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Reign o’er us as King, accomplish thy will,
And powerfully bring us forth from all ill;
Till, falling before thee, we laud thy loved name,
Ascribing the glory to God and the Lamb.