Words: , 1788. This hymn was:

…com­posed by Charles Wes­ley in ex­treme old age. [It] was his last ut­ter­ance in verse, and was dic­tat­ed on his death-bed.

Hymn­al of the Meth­od­ist Epis­co­pal Church with Tunes (New York: Ea­ton & Mains, 1878), p. 422.

Music: Vale, (1855-?).

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 one smile from Thee,
And drop into eternity!