O Word of Pity, for Our Pardon Pleading

O word of pity, for our pardon pleading

Author: Ada R. Greenaway
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1. O word of pity, for our pardon pleading,
Breathed in the hour of loneliness and pain;
O voice, which through the ages interceding,
Calls us to fellowship with God again.

2. O word of comfort, through the silence stealing,
As the dread act of sacrifice began;
O infinite compassion, still revealing
The infinite forgiveness won for man.

3. O word of hope to raise us nearer Heaven,
When courage fails us and when faith is dim;
The souls for whom Christ prays to Christ are given,
To find their pardon and their joy in Him.

4. O Intercessor, who art ever living
To plead for dying souls that they may live,
Teach us to know our sin which needs forgiving,
Teach us to know the love which can forgive.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #5533

Author: Ada R. Greenaway

Born: October 12, 1861, Trivandrum, India. Died: May 15, 1937, St. Kintas Home, Woking, England. Buried: Kensal Green Cemetery, London, England. Greenaway, Ada Rundall, daughter of General Thos. Greenaway, M.S.C., b. at Trirandrum, India, Oct. 12, 1861, brought to England as a child, and has resided at Guildford from then to the present time. Of her hymns the following were written for the Rev. E. Handley's Children's Supplement, 1897;— 1. At the Font, 0 loving Saviour. [H. Baptism.] 2. Hear an echo of the message. [Charity.] 3. Hear the angels telling. [Christmas Carol.] 4. Hymns of thankfulness we raise. [Dedication Festivals.] 5. Jesu, by Thy Lenten Fast. [Lent.] 6. Lord, a little band of children.… Go to person page >

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First Line: O word of pity, for our pardon pleading
Title: O Word of Pity, for Our Pardon Pleading
Author: Ada R. Greenaway



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