Carefully, tearfully, will I draw nigh

Carefully, tearfully, will I draw nigh

Author: George Duffield
Tune: [Carefully, tearfully will I draw nigh]
Published in 6 hymnals

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1 Carefully, tearfully will I draw nigh,
Upward to Calvary lifting mine eye;
Mercy for all in the Savior to see,
Mercy abounding, abounding for me.
There would I see all the Father revealed,
Faithful and true, all the promises sealed.
Gift of all gifts, the most loved and adored,
Jesus, anointed, the Savior and Lord.

2 Carefully, tearfully will I draw nigh,
Upward to Calvary lifting mine eye;
Mercy for all in the Savior to see,
Mercy abounding, abounding for me.
Beautiful feet on the mountain that bring
Tidings, glad tidings, from Israel’s king.
Peace and salvation, and pardon divine,
Joy of all joys, that salvation is mine.

3 Carefully, tearfully will I draw nigh,
Upward to Calvary lifting mine eye;
Mercy for all in the Savior to see,
Mercy abounding, abounding for me.
Many the conflict thro’ which He has passed,
Ended His sorrowful journey at last;
Wounded His head, and His hands and His feet,
"Finished!" He cries, and His work is complete.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10156

Author: George Duffield

Duffield, George, Jr., D.D., son of the Rev. Dr. Duffield, a Presbyterian Minister, was born at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Sept. 12, 1818, and graduated at Yale College, and at the Union Theological Seminary, New York. From 1840 to 1847 he was a Presbyterian Pastor at Brooklyn; 1847 to 1852, at Bloomfield, New Jersey; 1852 to 1861, at Philadelphia; 1861 to 1865, at Adrian, Michigan; 1865 to 1869, at Galesburg, Illinois; 1869, at Saginaw City, Michigan; and from 1869 at Ann Arbor and Lansing, Michigan. His hymns include;— 1. Blessed Saviour, Thee I love. Jesus only. One of four hymns contributed by him to Darius E. Jones's Temple Melodies, 1851. It is in 6 stanzas of 6 lines. In Dr. Hatfield's Church Hymnbook it is given in 3 s… Go to person page >

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Author: George Duffield

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