Would That He Might

Would that He might just
Turn me to dust.
Then they’d die;
These worldly lusts,
And I could lie
At peace in His trust.

But my purpose leads on,
And I reawaken at dawn
To toil my trade
Till my strength is gone;
To serve Him, I’m saved,
And for this, I thank my God.

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