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My flying years, time urges on

My flying years, time urges on

Published in 10 hymnals

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1 My flying years, time urges on;
What's mortal must decay;
My friends--my youth's companions gone,
Can I expect to stay?

2 Can I exemption please, when death
Projects his awful dart?
Can med'cine then prolong my breath?
Or virtue shield my heart?

3 Oh! no--then smooth, O Lord, the hour;
On thee my hope depends:
Support me with almighty pow'r,
While dust to dust descend.

4 Then shall my soul, O gracious God!
(While angels guard the way,)
With rapture haste to thine abode,
To dwell in endless day.

5 Thro' heaven, howe'er remote the bound,
Thy love I'll then proclaim:
And join the choir of saints that sound
Their great Redeemer's name.

Source: A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #414

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #414TextPage Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #663Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #656Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d486
Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #656TextPage Scan
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #656Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #656Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #656Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #656Page Scan
The Providence Selection of Hymns, Supplementary to Dr. Watts. #d165
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