297. Is there ambition in my heart?

Is there ambition in my heart?.
Search, gracious God, and see;
Or do I act a haughty part?
Lord, I appeal to thee.

I charge my thoughts, be humble still,
And all my carriage mild,
Content, my Father, with thy will,
And quiet as a child.

The patient soul, the lowly mind,
Shall have a large reward:
Let saints in sorrow lie resigned,
And trust a faithful Lord.

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First Line: Is there ambition in my heart?
Author: Isaac Watts
Publication Date: 1835
Meter: C. M.
Topic: Afflictions: submission to them; Humility: and submission; Resignation (2 more...)
Language: English
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