O my soul, and forget not all His benefits.@Psalm 103:2
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Paul A. I. D. Bost (1790-1874)

Krishna Pal (1764-1822) (Jey Jone Apon Pran); translated from Bengali to English by Joshua Marshman, 1801.

Oberlin (Bost) Paul A. Bost (1790-1874), arranged by Thomas Hastings, 1835 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Krishna Pal (1764-1822)

O thou, my soul, forget no more
The friend who all thy misery bore;
Let every idol be forgot,
But, O my soul, forget Him not.

Jesus for thou a body takes,
Thy guilt assumes, thy fetters breaks,
Discharging all thy dreadful debt;
And canst thou e’er such love forget?

Renounce thy works and ways, with grief,
And fly to this most sure relief;
Nor Him forget, who left His throne,
And for thy life gave up His own.

Infinite truth and mercy shine,
In Him, and He Himself is thine:
And canst thou, then, with sin beset,
Such charms, such matchless charms, forget?

Ah! no—till life itself depart,
His name shall cheer and warm my heart;
And lisping this, from earth I’ll rise;
And join the chorus of the skies.

Ah! no—when all things else expire,
And perish in the general fire,
This name all others shall survive,
And through eternity shall live.