I will take away the stony heart…and I will give you a heart of flesh.@Ezekiel 36:26
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Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

Isaac Watts, Hymns and Spiritual Songs 1707-9, Book II, number 74.

Golden Hill, from the Kentucky Harmony, by Ananias Davisson, 1816 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Is this the kind return,
And these the thanks we owe,
Thus to abuse eternal love,
Whence all our blessings flow?

To what a stubborn frame
Has sin reduced our mind!
What strange rebellious wretches we,
And God as strangely kind!

On us He bids the sun
Shed his reviving rays;
For us the skies their circles run,
To lengthen out our days.

The brutes obey their God,
And bow their necks to men;
But we, more base, more brutish things,
Reject His easy reign.

Turn, turn us, mighty God,
And mold our souls afresh;
Break, sov’reign grace, these hearts of stone,
And give us hearts of flesh.

Let old ingratitude
Provoke our weeping eyes,
And hourly as new mercies fall
Let hourly thanks arise.