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Hymn for Help.

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Julia Anna Wolcott.
Lulu E. Tyler.

1. O God, in Thy strength, on our weakness look down!
Each holy endeavor with vict'ry crown!
Each struggle for freedom from doubt and from sin,
From the foes that are lurking without and within!

2. Give pow'r to the arm that would shelter the weak,
And language to lips that fain comfort would speak!
Oh, strengthen the hand that would raise the oppressed,
And give speed to the feet that would do Thy behest!

3. Of each pure aspiration, each lofty desire,
Oh, grant Thou fulfillment and draw us up higher!
Our efforts unaided can nothing avail;
Then give us Thy help, or we faint and we fail.