10613. If God is mine, then present things

1 If God is mine, then present things,
And things to come, are mine;
Yea, Christ, His Word, and Spirit, too,
And glory all divine.

2 If He is mine, then from His love,
He every trouble sends;
All things are working for my good,
And bliss His rod attends.

3 If He is mine, I need not fear
The rage of earth and hell;
He will support my feeble frame,
Their utmost force repel.

4 If He is mine, let friends forsake,
Let wealth and honors flee—
Sure He, who giveth me Himself,
Is more than these to me.

5 If He is mine, I’ll boldly pass
Through death’s tremendous vale;
He is a solid comfort when
All other comforts fail.

6 O, tell me, Lord! that Thou art mine;
What can I wish beside?
My soul shall at the fountain live,
When all the streams are dried.

Text Information
First Line: If God is mine, then present things
Author: Benjamin Beddome, 1717-1795
Meter: CM
Language: English
Source: John Rippon's Selections, 10th ed. 1800
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: BEDFORD
Composer: William Wheale (1729)
Meter: CM
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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