652. I Lay My Sins on Jesus

1 I lay my sins on Jesus,
The spotless Lamb of God;
He bears them all and frees us
From the accursed load.
I bring my guilt to Jesus
To wash my crimson stains
White in His blood most precious
Till not a spot remains.

2 I lay my wants on Jesus,
All fulness dwells in Him;
He healeth my diseases,
He doth my soul redeem.
I lay my griefs on Jesus,
My burdens and my cares;
He from them all releases,
He all my sorrows shares.

3 I rest my soul on Jesus,
This weary soul of mine;
His right hand me embraces,
I on His breast recline.
I love the name of Jesus,
Immanuel, Christ, the Lord;
Like fragrance on the breezes
His name abroad is poured.

4 I long to be like Jesus,
Meek, loving, lowly, mild;
I long to be like Jesus,
The Father's holy Child.
I long to be with Jesus
Amid the heav'nly throng
To sing with saints His praises,
To learn the angels' song.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: I lay my sins on Jesus
Title: I Lay My Sins on Jesus
Author: Horatius Bonar (1843)
Publication Date: 1941
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D.
Scripture: John 1:29
Topic: Carols and Spiritual Songs
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: AURELIA
Composer: Samuel S. Wesley
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D.
Key: E♭ Major



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