Why should I fear the darkest hour,

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    Verse 1
    Why should I fear the darkest hour,
    Or tremble at the tempter's power?
    Jesus vouchsafes to be my tower

    Verse 2
    Though hot the flight, why quit the field?
    Why must I either fly or yield,
    Since Jesus is my mighty shield?

    Verse 3
    I know not what may soon betide,
    Or how my wants shall be supplied;
    But Jesus knows, and will provide

    Verse 4
    Though sin would fill me with distress,
    The throne of grace I dare address,
    For Jesus is my righteousness

    Verse 5
    Though faint my prayers, and cold my love,
    My steadfast hope shall not remove,
    While Jesus intercedes above

    Verse 6
    Against me earth and hell combine;
    But on my side is power divine;
    Jesus is all, and He is mine