None But Jesus

Weeping will not save me, Though my face were bathed in tears

Author: Robert Lowry
Tune: [Weeping will not save me]
Published in 57 hymnals

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1 Weeping will not save me--
Tho' my face were bathed in tears,
That could not allay my fears,
Could not wash the sins of years--
Weeping will not save me.

Jesus wept and died for me;
Jesus suffered on the tree;
Jesus waits to make me free;
He alone can save me.

2 Working will not save me--
Purest deeds that I can do,
Holiest thoughts and feelings, too,
Can not form my soul anew--
Working will not save me. [Refrain]

3 Waiting will not save me--
Helpless, guilty, lost I lie,
In my ear is mercy's cry;
If I wail I can but die--
Waiting will not save me. [Refrain]

4 Faith in Christ will save me--
Let me trust thy weeping Son,
Trust the work that he has done;
To his arms, Lord, help me run--
Faith in Christ will save me. [Refrain]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #92

Author: Robert Lowry

Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister. At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at AVest Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >

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First Line: Weeping will not save me, Though my face were bathed in tears
Title: None But Jesus
Author: Robert Lowry
Refrain First Line: Jesus wept and died for me [thee]



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