I love you, O Lord, you alone,
my refuge on whom I depend;
my Maker, my Saviour, my own,
my hope and my trust without end.
The Lord is my strength and my song,
defender and guide of my ways;
my Master to whom I Belong,
My God who shall have all my praise.
The dangers of death gathered round,
the waves of destruction came near;
but in my despairing I found
the Lord who released me from fear.
I called for his help in my pain,
to God my salvation I cried;
he brought me his comfort again,
I live by strength he supplied.
The earth and the elements shake
with thunder and lightning and hail;
the cliffs and the mountaintops break
and mortals are feeble and pale.
God's justice is full and complete,
his mercy to us has no end;
the clouds are a path for his fee,
he comes on the wings of the wind.
My hope is the promise he gives,
my life is secure in his hand;
I shall not be lost, for he lives!
He comes to my side- I shall stand!
Lord God, you are powerful to save;
your Spirit will spur me to pray;
your Son has defeated the grave:
I trust and I praise you today.