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A Charge to Keep I Have
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1 A charge to keep I have; A God to glorify; A never-dying soul to save, And fit it for the sky: 2 To serve the present age, My calling to fulfill; O may it all my pow'rs engage, To do my Master's will! 3 Arm me with jealous care As in thy sight to live; And O thy servant, Lord, prepare A strict account to give. 4 Help me to watch and pray, And, on thyself rely; Assur'd, if I my trust betray, I shall for ever die.
The Hymnary database shows 39 tunes paired with this text; BOYLSTON is the overwhelming favorite, with 204 instances; LABAN has 39; I've also included KENTUCKY.
Sound files (MIDI) only for the last three: