HOLD ME BY YOUR GRACE
Dear Lord, I ask for grace Divine,
To keep this feeble heart of mine:
Let me never forsake my God,
Or trample on the Savior's blood.
Hold me, Lord, by Your grace, I pray,
In the blessed and heavenly way:
Let me never forsake Your cause,
Though flesh, the world and Satan call.
I've seen so many others fall,
Who seemed to stand above us all:
O Lord, unless You hold me fast,
I know I'd be like them at last.
I am a sinful child of flesh,
And I would wither like the grass:
Temptation I cannot withstand,
Unless You hold me by Your hand.
(Tune: Jesus Shall Reign)
Long Meter 88.88.