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I am a stranger

My end, Lord, make me know

Tune: GREENWOOD (Sweetser)
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My end, Lord, make me know,
My days, how soon they fail;
And to my thoughtful spirit show
How weak I am and frail.

2 To Thy eternal thought
My days are but a span;
To Thee my years appear as naught,
A breath at best is man.

3 O Lord, regard my fears,
And answer my request;
turn not in silence from my tears,
But give the mourner rest.

4 I am a stranger here,
Dependent on Thy grace,
A pilgrim, as my fathers were,
With no abiding place.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: My end, Lord, make me know
Title: I am a stranger
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4396
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Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #4396

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