424. Jesus Sinners Doth Receive

1. "Jesus sinners doth receive:"
Word of surest consolation;
Word all sorrow to relieve,
Word of pardon, peace, salvation!
Naught like this can comfort give:
"Jesus sinners doth receive."

2. On God's grace we have no claim,
Yet to us His pledge is given;
He hath swown by His own Name,
Open are the gates of heaven.
Take to heart this word and live:
"Jesus sinners doth receive."

3. When a helpless lamb doth stray,
After it, the Shepherd, pressing
Thro' each dark and dang'rous way,
Brings it back, His own possessing.
Jesus seeks thee, O believe:
"Jesus sinners doth receive."

Text Information
First Line: "Jesus sinners doth receive"
Title: Jesus Sinners Doth Receive
Author: E. Neumeister (1718)
Meter: 7 8 7 8 7 7
Language: English
Publication Date: 1929
Topic: Choral Section: Christ, the Savior
Tune Information
Name: MEINHOLD
Meter: 7 8 7 8 7 7
Incipit: 33354 43332 34321
Key: G Major
Source: Lunebergisches Gesangbuch, 1686



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