The secret place of the most High.@Psalm 91:1
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Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

Isaac Watts, Sermons 1721-1727.

Mear, old English melody, arranged by Aaron Williams, 1762 (🔊 pdf nwc).

O that I knew the secret place
Where I might find my God!
I’d spread my wants before His face,
And pour my woes abroad.

I’d tell Him how my sins arise;
What sorrows I sustain;
How grace decays, and comfort dies,
And leaves my heart in pain.

He knows what arguments I’d take
To wrestle with my God;
I’d plead for His own mercy’s sake
And for my Savior’s blood.

Arise, my soul, from deep distress,
And banish every fear;
He calls Thee to His throne of grace,
To spread Thy sorrows there.