Scripture Verse

Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. Matthew 6:34

Introduction

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 2, num­ber 77.

Music: Ado­ro Te (Barn­by) Jo­seph Barn­by, 1872 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Joseph Barnby
(1838–1896)

Lyrics

Why should I ask the future load
To aggravate my present care?
Strong in the grace today bestowed,
The evil of today I bear;
And if tomorrow’s care I see,
Fresh grace shall still suffice for me.