My spirit looks to God alone (Psalm 62)

Sung during the Sunday worship at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, London (Spurgeon’s).

Hymn 62 version 2 (based on Psalm 62) from our hymn book, Psalms & Hymns of Reformed Worship.

MY spirit looks to God alone;
My rock and refuge is His throne;
In all my fears, in all my straits,
My soul on His salvation waits.

Trust Him, His saints, in all His ways;
Pour out your souls before His face;
When helpers fail, and foes invade,
God is our all-sufficient aid.

People of low or high degree
Are both alike in vanity;
Laid in the balance all appear
Lighter than vapour in the air.

Make not increasing wealth your trust,
Nor set your heart on earthly dust;
Listen to God’s transcendent voice,
And in His power and wealth rejoice.

His sovereign power reigns not alone,
Grace is a partner of His throne:
And pardoning grace with endless love
Is our sublime reward above.

Author: Isaac Watts (1674-1748)
Tune: Blockley
Composer: Thomas Blockley (1800-82)

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