553. My Sins, My Sins, My Savior!

1 My sins, my sins, my Saviour!
They take such hold on me,
I am not able to look up,
Save only, Christ, on thee;
In thee is all forgiveness,
In thee abundant grace,
My shadow and my sunshine
The brightness of thy face.

2 My sins, my sins, my Saviour!
Their guilt I never knew
Till with thee in the desert
I near thy passion drew;
Till with thee in the garden
I heard thy pleading pray'r,
And saw the sweat-drops bloody
That told thy sorrow there.

3 Therefore my songs, my Saviour,
E'en in this time of woe,
Shall tell of all thy goodness
To suff'ring man below;
Thy goodness and thy favor,
Whose presence from above
Rejoice those hearts, my Saviour,
That live in thee and love.

Text Information
First Line: My sins, my sins, my Savior!
Title: My Sins, My Sins, My Savior!
Author: John Samuel Bewley Monsell (1863)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D.
Scripture: Psalm 25:11; Psalm 27:11; Luke 22:44
Topic: The Christian Life: Forgiveness of Sins; Christ: Man of Sorrows; Grace: Fullness of2 more...
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: MONSELL
Composer: John S .B. Monsell (1863)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D.
Key: f minor



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