107. A Mourner's Entreaties

1 My end, Lord, make me know,
My days, how soon they fail;
And to my thoughtful spirit show
How weak I am and frail.

2 To Thy eternal thought
My days are but a span;
To Thee my years appear as nought,
A breath at best is man.

3 O Lord, regard my fears,
And answer my request;
turn not in silence from my tears,
But give the mourner rest.

4 I am a stranger here,
Dependent on Thy grace,
A pilgrim, as my fathers were,
With no abiding place.

Text Information
First Line: My end, Lord, make me know
Title: A Mourner's Entreaties
Meter: S. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1912
Topic: Afflictions: Purpose of; Christians: Pilgrims and Strangers; Death: At Hand (8 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: Joseph E. Sweetser
Meter: S. M.
Key: A♭ Major

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