608. To God My Earnest Voice I Raise

1 To God my earnest voice I raise,
to God my voice imploring prays;
before his face my grief I show
and tell my trouble and my woe.

2 When gloom and sorrow compass me,
the path I take is known to thee,
and all the toils that foes do lay
to snare thy servant in his way.

3 O Lord, my Savior, now to thee,
without a hope besides, I flee,
to thee, my shelter from the strife,
my portion in the land of life.

4 Be thou my help when troubles throng,
for I am weak and foes are strong;
my captive soul from prison bring,
and thankful praises I will sing.

Text Information
First Line: To God my earnest voice I raise
Title: To God My Earnest Voice I Raise
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: L.M.
Scripture: Psalm 142
Topic: The Christian Life: Tribulation and Suffering; Adversaries; God: Omniscience of (1 more...)
Source: The Psalter, 1912
Language: English
Tune Information
Arranger: Edward Miller (1790)
Meter: L.M.
Key: D Major

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