Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another.@Daniel 5:17

Charles Wesley, Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scripture (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762), Volume 2, number 1300, alt.

Julian Frederick C. Maker, before 1901 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Charles Wesley (1707–1788)

What hath this wretched world to give
Which Christians can with joy receive?
Its goods for one short moment stay,
And pass insensibly away:
I seek a permanent reward;
The favor of my glorious Lord,
The gift unspeakable be mine,
And all the heav’n of love divine.