507. Approach, My Soul, the Mercy Seat

1 Approach, my soul, the mercy seat
Where Jesus answers prayer;
There humbly fall before his feet,
For none can perish there.

2 Thy promise is my only plea;
With this I venture nigh:
Thou callest burdened souls to thee,
And such, O Lord, am I.

3 Bowed down beneath a load of sin,
By Satan sorely pressed,
By war without, and fears within,
I come to thee for rest.

4 Be thou my shield and hiding place,
That, sheltered near thy side,
I may my fierce accuser face,
And tell him, thou hast died.

5 O wondrous love! to bleed and die,
To bear the cross and shame,
That guilty sinners, such as I,
Might plead thy gracious Name!

Text Information
First Line: Approach, my soul, the mercy seat
Title: Approach, My Soul, the Mercy Seat
Author: John Newton (1779)
Meter: C.M.
Scripture: Hebrews 4:14-16
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: DALEHURST
Composer: Arthur Cottman (1874)
Meter: C.M.
Key: F Major



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