My grace is sufficient for thee. 2 Corinthians 12:9
Words: Charles Wesley, 1788. This hymn was
…composed by Charles Wesley in extreme old age. [It] was his last utterance in verse, and was dictated on his death-bed (Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church with Tunes: New York, Eaton & Mains, 1878, page 422).
Music: Vale John D. Buckingham (1855–1928) (🔊 pdf nwc).
In age and feebleness extreme,
Who shall a helpless worm redeem?
Jesus, my only hope Thou art,
Strength of my failing flesh and heart:
O could I catch one smile from Thee,
And drop into eternity!