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Why should I be affrighted
At pestilence and war,
The fiercer be the tempest,
The sooner it is o’er
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With Jesus in the vessel,
The billows rise in vain,
They only will convey me
To yon Elysian plains,
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This world is full of dangers,
And foes that press me hard;
But Jesus he has promised
That he will be my guard.
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Here I shall not be tempted
Above what I can bear,
When fightings are exerted,
His kingdom for to share.
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From him I have my orders,
And while I do obey,
I find his Holy Spirit
Illuminates my way.
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The way is so delightful,
I wish to travel on,
Till I arrive at heaven,
To receive a starry crown.
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