In age and feebleness extreme

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This is a short hymn by Charles Wesley, dictated from his deathbed to his wife in 1788, and published in Arminian Magazine 13:672 in 1790. Meter is 88. 88. 88.

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In age and feebleness extreme,
Who shall a helpless worm redeem?
Jesus, my only hope Thou art,
Strength of my failing flesh and heart;
O! could I catch a smile from Thee
And drop into Eternity!

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