Lord, for ever at thy side

Lord, for ever at thy side
let my place and portion be,
strip me of the robe of pride,
clothe me with humility.

Meekly may my soul receive
all thy Spirit hath revealed;
thou hast spoken; I believe,
though the oracle be sealed.

Humble as a little child,
weaneèd from the mother's breast,
by no subtleties beguiled,
on thy faithful word I rest.

Israel, now and evermore
in the Lord Jehovah trust;
him, in all his ways, adore,
wise and wonderful and just.

Words: James Montgomery, 1819

Music: Song 13

Meter: 77 77

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