Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788 Hymnal: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #330 (2011) Meter: 184.108.40.206 Hymnal Title: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal First Line: Try us, O God, and search the ground Lyrics: 1 Try us, O God, and search the ground
Of every sinful heart;
Whate’er of sin in us is found,
O bid it all depart!
2 When to the right or left we stray,
Leave us not comfortless;
But guide our feet into the way
Of everlasting peace.
3 Help us to help each other, Lord,
Each other’s cross to bear;
Let each his friendly aid afford,
And feel his brother’s care.
4 Help us to build each other up,
Our little stock improve;
Increase our faith, confirm our hope,
And perfect us in love.
5 Up unto Thee, our living Head,
Let us in all things grow,
Till Thou hast made us free indeed,
And spotless here below.
6 Then, when the mighty work is wrought,
Receive Thy ready bride:
Give us in heaven a happy lot
With all the sanctified.
Amen. Topics: The Christian Life Prayer and Intercession; Trials Scripture: Psalm 139:23 Languages: English Tune Title: ARLINGTON
Try Us, O God