75. A Broken Heart, My God, My King

1 A broken heart, my God, my King,
Is all the sacrifice I bring;
The God of grace will ne'er despise
A broken heart for sacrifice.

2 My soul lies humbled in the dust
And owns Thy dreadful sentence just;
Look down, O Lord, with pitying eye
And save the soul condemned to die.

3 Then will I teach the world Thy ways;
Sinner shall learn Thy sov'reign grace;
I'll lead them to my Savior's blood,
And they shall praise a pard'ning God.

4 O may Thy love inspire my tongue;
Salvation shall be all my song,
And all my pow'r shall join to bless
The Lord, my Strength and Righteousness.

Text Information
First Line: A broken heart, my God, my King
Title: A Broken Heart, My God, My King
Author: Isaac Watts (1719)
Meter: L. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1930
Topic: The Means of Grace: Penitence
Tune Information
Composer: J. Klug (1543)
Meter: L. M.
Key: e minor
Source: German chorale: Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort

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