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).

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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.