Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.@Colossians 3:2
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Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

Isaac Watts, Hymns and Sacred Songs 1707-9.

Berlin (Harmonia), from Harmonia Sacra, by Joseph Funk (1778-1862) (🔊 pdf nwc).

I send the joys of earth away;
Away, ye tempters of the mind,
False as the smooth, deceitful sea,
And empty as the whistling wind.

Your streams were floating me along
Down the gulf of dark despair;
And while I listened to your song,
Your streams had e’en conveyed me there.

Lord, I adore Thy matchless grace,
That warned me of that dark abyss,
That drew me from those treacherous seas,
And bade me seek superior bliss.

Now to the shining realms above
I stretch my hands and glance my eyes;
O for the pinions of a dove,
To bear me to the upper skies.