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596. A Charge to Keep I Have

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1 A charge to keep I have,
A God to glorify,
Who gave His Son my soul to save.
And fit it for the sky.

2 To serve the present age,
My calling to fulfill;
O may it all my powers engage
To do my Master's will!

3 Arm me with jealous care
As in Thy sight to live.
And now Thy servant, Lord prepare
A strict account to give!

4 Help me to watch and pray,
And still on Thee rely,
O let me not my trust betray,
But press to realms on high.

Text Information
First Line: A charge to keep I have
Title: A Charge to Keep I Have
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 6.6.8.6.(S.M.)
Language: English
Publication Date: 2008
Topic: Servanthood, Service, Ministry; Stewardship, Tithing
Tune Information
Name: BOYLSTON
Composer: Lowell Mason
Meter: 6.6.8.6.(S.M.)
Key: C Major



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