Sickness Recovery

Awhile remained the doubtful strife

Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 A while remain'd the doubtful strife,
'Till Jesus gave me back my life.
My life? — my soul, recall the word,
'Tis life to see thy gracious Lord.

2 Why inconvenient now to die?
Vile unbelief, O tell me why?
When can it inconvenient be,
My loving Lord, to come to thee?

3 He saw me made the sport of hell,
He knew the tempter's malice well;
And when my soul had all to fear,
Then did the glorious Sun appear.

4 O bless him! — bless, ye dying saints,
The God of grace, when nature faints!
He shew'd my flesh the gaping grave,
To shew me, he had power to save.


Source: A Selection of Hymns: from the best authors, intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watt's psalms and hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #DXLI

Text Information

First Line: Awhile remained the doubtful strife
Title: Sickness Recovery
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #541b

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A Selection of Hymns #DXLI

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Baptist Hymn Book #a693

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The Baptist Hymn Book #693

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1259b

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The Psalms of David #H88

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