Come, my soul, thy suit prepareAuthor: John Newton (1779)
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1 Come, my soul, thy suit prepare,
Jesus loves to answer prayer;
He himself has bid thee pray,
Rise and ask without delay.
2 With my burden I begin,
Lord, remove this load of sin!
Let thy blood, for sinners spilt,
Set my conscience free from guilt.
3 Lord! I come to thee for rest,
Take possession of my breast;
There thy blood-bought right maintain,
And without a rival reign.
4 As the image in the glass
Answers the beholder's face;
Thus unto my heart appear,
Print thine own resemblance there.
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 I have to do,
Every hour my strength renew;
Let me live a life of faith,
Let me die the people's death.
The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799
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Come, my soul, thy suit prepare. J. Newton. [Prayer.] Appeared in the Olney Hymns, 1779, Book i., No. 31, in 7 stanzas of 4 lines, and in later editions of the same. It was included in some of the older collections, and is still in extensive use in Great Britain and America, sometimes in full, and again in an abbreviated form. Original text as above, aud in Lyra Britannica, 1867.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 9 of 9)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #222||Come, My Soul, Thy Suit Prepare||Come, my soul, thy suit prepare||HORTON||John Newton, 1725-1807||77 77||1994||Commitment | ; Guidance | ; Praise | ; Prayer ||
|Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #404||Come, my soul, thy suit prepare||Come, my soul, thy suit prepare||EAST PECKHAM||John Newton, 1725-1807||77 77||1 Corinthians 6:20; 1 Kings 3:5; Ephesians 3:20; Esther 5:1-8; Hebrews 11:13-16; Luke 11:9-13; Luke 18:1; Luke 18:13; Luke 18:41; Matthew 6:7-8; Nehemiah 2:1-5||2000||Proper 11 | Year B; Proper 26 | Year B; Lent ||
|Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #381||Come, My Soul, with All Thy Care||Come, my soul, with all thy care||VIENNA||J. Newton, 1725-1807||77 77||1996||Easter 6 ||
|Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #546a||Come, my soul, thy suit prepare||Come, my soul, thy suit prepare||THEODORA (HANDEL)||John Newton||1983|
|Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #546b||Come, my soul, thy suit prepare||Come, my soul, thy suit prepare||SAVANNAH||John Newton||1983|
|Lutheran Service Book #779||Come, My Soul, with Every Care||Come, my soul, with ev'ry care||VIENNA||John Newton, 1725-1807||77 77||Matthew 6:5-13; Matthew 7:7-11; Luke 11:5-13; Hebrews 4:16||2006|
|Small Church Music #6743||Christ Chapel||Come, my soul, thy suit prepare||CHRIST CHAPEL||John Newton||126.96.36.199|
|The Cyber Hymnal #1007||Come, My Soul, Thy Suit Prepare||Come, my soul, thy suit prepare||SAVANNAH||John Newton||77.77||<cite>Olney Hymns</cite> (London: W. Oliver, 1779), number 31|
|Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #628||Come, My Soul, Thy Suit Prepare||Come, my soul, thy suit prepare||HENDON||John Newton||188.8.131.52.rep.||Matthew 7:7||1990||Pilgrimage and Guidance ||