I Lift my soul to GodAuthor: Isaac Watts
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1 I lift my soul to God! My trust is in his name; Let not my foes, that seek my blood, Still triumph in my shame. 2 From early dawning light, Till evening shades arise, For thy salvation, Lord, I wait, With ever-longing eyes.
Source: Indian Melodies #22b
I lift my soul to God. I. Watts. [Ps. xxv.] Part i. of his version of Ps. xxv. in his Psalms of David, &c, 1719, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, headed "Waiting for Pardon and Direction." In the Church Pastorals, Boston, 1864, and other American collections, stanzas iii.-vi. are given as, " From the first dawning light." A cento in the Leeds Hymn Book, 1853, No. 31, begins with the same stanza. It is composed of stanzas ii., iv. of Pt. i.; stanzas i., vii., viii. of Pt. iii. The American arrangement is the more popular of the two.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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