8s & 7s. 1 LEAD me not into temptation, Father, leave me not alone, Thou to whom my every passion, Every secret thought is known; If thy providence forsake me In the dark unguarded hour, Sin is sure to overtake me, Hell is ready to devour.
2 In the feebleness of nature, Never from thy charge depart, Infinitely good, and greater Than the evil of my heart; Watch, and hold me back from sinning. Self-inclined from thee to stray, Stop me at the first beginning, Turn my tempted heart away.
3 With mine enemies surrounded, Sin, the world, and Satan's snare, Let me never be confounded, Tempted more than I can bear; Rather from the dread occasion Thy poor helpless creature hide, Bind the sinful inclination, Turn my stronger foe aside.
4 Conflicts I cannot require, Who myself can nothing do; If thou bring into the fire, Surely thou shalt bring me through; Shalt from every ill deliver, That I may thy glory see, Magnify thy name for ever, Saved through all eternity.