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Paraphrase 22, verses 3-8

Art thou afraid his power shall fail

Tune: ABRIDGE (Smith)
Published in 1 hymnal

Full Text

1 Art thou afraid his power shall fail
when comes thy evil day?
And can an all-creating arm
grow weary or decay?

2 Supreme in wisdom as in power
the Rock of ages stands;
though him thou canst not see, nor trace
the working of his hands.

3 He gives the conquest to the weak,
supports the fainting heart;
and courage in the evil hour
his heavenly aids impart.

4 Mere human power shall fast decay,
and youthful vigour cease;
but they who wait upon the Lord
in strength shall still increase.

5 They with unwearied feet shall tread
the path of life divine;
with growing ardour onward move,
with growing brightness shine.

6 On eagles' wings they mount, they soar,
their wings are faith and love,
till, past the cloudy regions here,
they rise to heaven above.

Text Information

First Line: Art thou afraid his power shall fail
Title: Paraphrase 22, verses 3-8
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Publication Date: 2005
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2005.

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