29. Come, my soul, thy suit prepare

1 Come, my soul, thy suit prepare,
Jesus loves to answer prayer;
He Himself has bid thee pray,
Therefore will not say thee nay.

2 Thou art coming to a King;
Large petitions with thee bring;
For His grace and power are such,
None can ever ask too much.

3 With my burden I begin;
Lord, remove this load of sin!
Let Thy Blood, for sinners spilt,
Set my conscience free from guilt.

4 Lord, I come to Thee for rest!
Take possession of my breast;
There Thy blood-bought right maintain,
And without a rival reign.

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 live Thy people's death.

Text Information
First Line: Come, my soul, thy suit prepare
Author: John Newton (1779)
Meter: 7s.
Publication Date: 1868
Topic: Worship: General Petitions; Quinquagesima Sunday; Sundays in Lent (2 more...)
Notes: Alternate tune #60, #138 or #236
Tune Information
Name: REDHEAD, 47
Meter: 7s.
Key: C Major
Notes: Composer from index: R. Redhead, 1853



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