I am thine

My God, thy mercies gird me round

Author: John Parker
Tune: [My God, thy mercies gird me round]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My God, thy mercies gird me round,
Thy help is ever near,
And all thy gifts to me abound;
I have no cause for fear.

Refrain:
For I am thine and thou art mine,
Saviour ever near;
O fill my heart with perfect love,
Banish ev’ry fear.

2 By day by night, by shade by light
I have thy shelt’ring wing;
And in thine all-surrounding might
I trust, I rest, I sing. [Refrain]

3 I’ll praise the Lord for mercies past,
For mercies yet to come,
For sure thy goodness still shall last
Till thou shalt bring me home. [Refrain]

4 Home, where my hopes are anchor’d fast,
Home, where my friends have gone,
And where I too shall rest at last,
When toils and tears are done. [Refrain]

Source: Precious Hymns for Times of Refreshing and Revival #32

Author: John Parker

John Parker, born in England, immigrated to the United States about 1847 at the age of 22. He was a Methodist pastor, serving churches in New York and Vermont. He was a chaplain in the U.S. Army during the Civil War. He died in Asbury Park, New York in 1911. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Christian Advocate," Vol. 86, September 28, 1911, P. 1298 (6) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My God, thy mercies gird me round
Title: I am thine
Author: John Parker
Refrain First Line: For I am thine and thou art mine
Copyright: Public Domain

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