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472. Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Wretched

1 Come, ye sinners, poor and wretched,
weak and wounded, sick and sore;
Jesus ready stands to save you,
full of pity joined with pow'r:
he is able, he is able, he is able,
he is willing; doubt no more;
he is willing; doubt no more.

2 Come, ye needy, come and welcome,
God's free bounty glorify;
true belief and true repentance,
ev'ry grace that brings you nigh,
without money, without money, without money,
come to Jesus Christ and buy;
come to Jesus Christ and buy.

3 Come, ye weary, heavy laden,
bruised and broken by the fall;
if you tarry till you're better,
you will never come at all:
not the righteous,not the righteous, not the righteous -
sinners Jesus came to call;
sinners Jesus came to call.

4 Let not conscience make you linger,
nor of fitness fondly dream;
all the fitness he requireth
is to feel your need of him;
this he gives you, this he gives you, this he gives you;
'tis the Spirit's rising beam;
'Ttis the Spirit's rising beam.

5 Lo! th'incarnate God, ascended,
pleads the merit of his blood;
venture on him, venture wholly,
let no other trust intrude:
none but Jesus, none but Jesus, none but Jesus
can do helpless sinners good,
can do helpless sinners good.

Text Information
First Line: Come, ye sinners, poor and wretched
Title: Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Wretched
Author: Joseph Hart (1759; alt.)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Topic: The Way of Salvation: The Free Offer of the Gospel; Christ: Blood of; Christ: Love and Grace of (4 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: William Owen (1852)
Key: f minor

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