306. Lord, it belongs not to my care

1 Lord, it belongs not to my care
whether I die or live:
to love and serve thee is my share,
and this thy grace must give.

2 Christ leads me through no darker rooms
than he went through before;
he that into God's kingdom comes
must enter by this door.

3 Come, Lord, when grace hath made me meet
thy blessed face to see;
for if thy work on earth be sweet,
what will thy glory be!

4 Then shall I end my sad complaints
and weary, sinful days,
and join with the triumphant saints
that sing my Saviour's praise.

5 My knowledge of that life is small,
the eye of faith is dim;
but 'tis enough that Christ knows all,
and I shall be with him.

Text Information
First Line: Lord, it belongs not to my care
Author: Richard Baxter (1615-1691)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Devotion; Discipleship; Future hope (4 more...)
Tune Information
Name: ST HUGH
Composer: Edward John Hopkins (1818-1901)
Meter: CM
Key: D Major



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