I will pay Thee my vows, which my lips have uttered, and my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble.@Psalm 66:13-14
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Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

Isaac Watts, The Psalms of David 1719.

Nativity Henry Lahee, 1855 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Now shall my solemn vows be paid
To that Almighty Power,
That heard the long requests I made
In my distressful hour.

My lips and cheerful heart prepare
To make His mercies known;
Come, ye that fear my God, and hear
The wonders He has done.

When on my head huge sorrows fell,
I sought His heav’nly aid;
He saved my sinking soul from hell,
And death’s eternal shade.

If sin lay covered in my heart,
While prayer employed my tongue,
The Lord had shown me no regard,
Nor I His praises sung.

But God (His name be ever blessed)
Has set my spirit free;
Nor turned from Him my poor request,
Nor turned His heart from me.