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632. Weaned from this earth I fain would be

1 Weaned from this earth I fain would be,
Of sin, of self, of all but Thee;
Reserved for Christ who bled and died,
Surrendered to the Crucified.

2 Securely hid from sin and strife,
The lust, the pomp, the pride of life;
Prepared for heaven; my noblest care
To have my conversation there.

3 Nothing save Jesus would I know;
My friend, and my companion, thou;
Constrain my soul thy sway to own;
Self-will, self-righteousness dethrone.

Text Information
First Line: Weaned from this earth I fain would be
Author: Anon.
Publication Date: 1886
Topic: The Christian: Godly Life
Tune Information
Composer: Unknown
Meter: L. M.
Key: G Major or modal
Notes: Alternate tunes: #223, 431, or 23.

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