In the multitude of my thoughts within me, Thy comforts delight my soul.@Psalm 94:19

Anonymous, in The Mother’s Nursery Songs, edited by Thomas Hastings (New York: John P. Haven, 1835), page 70. Lewis Hartsough expanded the text for republication in later hymnals.

Timna Lowell Mason, Carmina Sacra (Boston, Massachusetts: John H. Wilkins & Richard B. Carter, 1841), page 231 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Lowell Mason (1792–1872)

O Jesus, delight of my soul,
My Savior, my shepherd divine!
I yield to Thy blessèd control,
My body and spirit are Thine.

Thy love I can never deserve,
That bids me be happy in Thee;
My God and my king I will serve,
Whose favor is Heaven to me.

How can I Thy goodness repay,
By nature so weak and defiled?
Myself I have given away,
O call me Thine own little child.

And art Thou my Father above?
Will Jesus abide in my heart?
O bind me so fast with Thy love,
That I never from Thee depart.