103. Repentance and Faith in the Blood of Christ

1 O God of mercy, hear my call,
My loads of guilt remove,
Break down this separating wall
That bars me from thy love.

2 Give me the presence of thy grace,
Then my rejoicing tongue
Shall speak aloud thy righteousness,
And make thy praise my song.

3 No blood of goats nor heifer slain,
For sin could e'er attone;
The death of Christ shall still remain
Sufficient and alone.

4 A soul opprest with sin's desert
My God will ne'er despise;
A humble groan, a broken heart,
Is our best sacrifice.

Text Information
First Line: O God of mercy, hear my call
Title: Repentance and Faith in the Blood of Christ
Meter: Com. Metre
Language: English
Publication Date: 1786
Scripture:
Topic: Backsliding Sol in Distress and Desertion: restored; Blood of Christ cleansing from Sin; Christ: faith in his blood (14 more...)
Tune Information
(No tune information)



Media
More media are available on the text authority page.

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.