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577. My times are in thy hand

1 My times are in thy hand;
My God, I wish them there;
My life, my friends, my soul, I leave
Entirely to thy care.

2 My times are in thy hand,
Whatever they may be;
Pleasing or painful, dark or bright,
As best may seem to thee.

3 My times are in thy hand;
Why should I doubt or fear?
My Father's hand will never cause
His child a needless tear.

4 My times are in thy hand,
Jesus the Crucified;
Those hands my cruel sins had pierced
Are now my guard and guide.


Text Information
First Line: My times are in thy hand
Alterer: William F. Lloyd (1824)
Publication Date: 1961
Meter: S. M.
Topic: Christ: Guide; Christian Life: Submission; Opening and Closing of the Year (1 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Meter: S. M.
Key: F Major
Source: St. Alban's Tune Book, 1865, arr.

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