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While thou, O my God, art my help and defender

Representative Text

1 While Thou, O my God, art my help and defender,
No cares can o’erwhelm me, no terrors appall;
The wiles and the snares of the world will but render
More lively my hope in my God and my all.

Refrain:
My God, my all,
My God, my all,
My treasure, my glory,
My God and my all.

2 Yes, Thou art my refuge in sorrow and danger,
My strength when I suffer, my hope when I fall;
My comfort and joy in this land of the stranger,
My treasure, my glory, my God and my all. [Refrain]

3 And when Thou demandest the life Thou hast given,
With joy will I answer Thy merciful call,
And quit this poor earth but to find Thee in heaven,
My portion forever, my God and my all. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Hymns No. 6 #82

Author: William Young

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Text Information

First Line: While thou, O my God, art my help and defender
Author: William Young
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Gospel Hymns No. 6 #82

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Christian Science Hymnal #a174

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Christian Science Hymnal #aa174

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Christian Science Hymnal #174

Christian Science Hymnal (Rev. and enl.) #389

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Christian Science Hymnal #174a

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Christian Science Hymnal #174b

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Christian Science Hymnal #174c

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Christian Science Hymnal #174

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Good as Gold #15b

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Gospel Hymns No. 6 #82

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Gospel Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #319

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #557

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #557

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1328

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Hymns for the Reformed Church in the United States #86

Hymns of the Ages #d170

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Joyful Songs; a choice collection of new Sunday School music #75

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Lyra Catholica #373

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Royal Gems #63

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The Catholic Hymn Book #151

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The Christian Hymn Book #929

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #537

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The Congregational Hymn Book #76

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d723

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #679

The Soldier's Manual of Devotion, or Book of Common Prayer 2d ed. #d96

The Vestry Hymn Book #d551

Uplifting Songs, New and Old #d207

Worship in the School Room #d186

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Worship in the School Room #284

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