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A Charge to Keep I Have
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Genre Hymn
Written by Charles Wesley

"A Charge to Keep I Have" is a hymn originally written by Charles Wesley. The original score was composed by Lowell Mason.

MeaningEdit

This hymn shows us how we have to be about God's business serving Him.

LyricsEdit

Lyrics


A charge to keep I have—
A God to glorify,
Who gave His Son my soul to save
And fit it for the sky.

To serve the present age,
My calling to fulfill—
O may it all my pow'rs engage
To do my Master's will!

Arm me with jealous care,
As in thy sight to live;
And O Thy servant, Lord,prepare
A strict account to give!

Help me to watch and pray,
And on Thy-self rely;
And let me ne'er my trust betray,
But press to realms on high.


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