Now can my soul in God rejoice,
I feel my Saviour's cheering voice;
My heart awakes to sing his praise,
And longs to join immortal lays.
Hold me, O Jesus in thine arms,
And cheer me with immortal charms,
Till I awake in realms above,
Forever to enjoy thy love.
Source: Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #96