779. Come, My Soul, with Every Care

1 Come, my soul, with ev'ry care,
Jesus loves to answer prayer;
He Himself has bid thee pray,
Therefore will not turn away.

2 Thou art coming to a King,
Large petitions with thee bring;
For His grace and pow'r are such
None can ever ask too much.

3 With my burden I begin:
Lord, remove this load of sin;
Let Thy blood, for sinners spilt,
Set my conscience free from guilt.

4 Lord, Thy rest to me impart,
Take possession of my heart;
There Thy blood-bought right maintain
And without a rival reign.

5 While I am a pilgrim here,
Let Thy love my spirit cheer;
As my guide, my guard, my friend,
Lead me to my journey's end.

6 Show me what is mine to do;
Ev'ry hour my strength renew.
Let me live a life of faith;
Let me die Thy people's death.

Text Information
First Line: Come, my soul, with ev'ry care
Title: Come, My Soul, with Every Care
Author: John Newton, 1725-1807
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: 77 77
Scripture: Matthew 6:5-13; Matthew 7:7-11; Luke 11:5-13; Hebrews 4:16
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: VIENNA
Composer: justin H. Knecht, 1752-1817
Meter: 77 77
Key: G Major or modal
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941 (Setting)



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