1 Thanks for mercies past receive;
Pardon of our sins renew;
Teach us henceforth how to live,
With eternity in view.
2 Bless thy word to old and young;
Grant us, Lord! thy peace and love;
And when life's short course is run,
Take us to thy house above.
Source: Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #758