Weary sinner, keep thine eyes

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1 Weary sinner, keep thine eyes
On th'atoning Sacrifice;
View Him bleeding on the tree,
Pouring out His life for thee;
There thy every sin He bore;
Weeping soul, lament no more.

2 Cast thy guilty soul on Him,
Find Him mighty to redeem:
At His feet thy burden lay,
Look thy doubts and care away:
Now by faith the Son embrace,
Plead His promise, trust His grace.

Amen.

Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #252

Author: Augustus Toplady

Toplady, Augustus Montague, the author of "Rock of Ages," was born at Farnham, Surrey, November 4, 1740. His father was an officer in the British army. His mother was a woman of remarkable piety. He prepared for the university at Westminster School, and subsequently was graduated at Trinity College, Dublin. While on a visit in Ireland in his sixteenth year he was awakened and converted at a service held in a barn in Codymain. The text was Ephesians ii. 13: "But now, in Christ Jesus, ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ." The preacher was an illiterate but warm-hearted layman named Morris. Concerning this experience Toplady wrote: "Strange that I, who had so long sat under the means of grace in England, should b… Go to person page >

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REDHEAD NO. 76

REDHEAD 76 is named for its composer, who published it as number 76 in his influential Church Hymn Tunes, Ancient and Modern (1853) as a setting for the hymn text "Rock of Ages." It has been associated with Psalm 51 since the 1912 Psalter, where the tune was named AJALON. The tune is also known as P…

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #317TextPage Scan
Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #252TextPage Scan
Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #184Page Scan
Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #184TextPage Scan
Church Choral-Book: containing tunes and hymns for congregational singing, and adapted to choirs and social worship #413Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #742Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #742Page Scan
Conference Hymns. a new collection of hymns, designed especially for use in conference and prayer meetings, and family worship. #342Page Scan
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #371aPage Scan
Hymnal #36Page Scan
Hymns for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by the Authority of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania #183
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d865
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #822Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #822Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #822Page Scan
Laudent Omnes #d196
Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship: comprising the most approved spiritual hymns with chaste and popular tunes ( New ed. rev. and enl.) #60Page Scan
Songs for the New Life #d698
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1203
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #496Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #496Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #496Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #496Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #496Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #1360Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #277Page Scan
Sunshine for Sunday Schools #d115
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d451
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1419Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d859
The Book of Worship #d556
The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d380
The Church-Book #d480
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #467Page Scan
The Imperial Harmony #d309
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #427Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #427Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #162aPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1159
The Tabernacle Chorus #d179
The Tabernacle Chorus (Trinity ed.) #181Page Scan
The Temple Harp #d373
The Victory #d425
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #827TextPage Scan



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