524. Thy Works, Not Mine, O Christ

1 Thy works, not mine, O Christ,
speak gladness to this heart;
they tell me all is done;
they bid my fear depart.

To whom, save thee, who canst alone
for sin atone, Lord, shall I flee?

2 Thy pains, not mine, O Christ,
upon the shameful tree,
have paid the law's full price
and purchased peace for me. [Refrain]

3 Thy cross, not mine, O Christ,
has borne the awful load
of sins that none in heav'n
or earth could bear but God. [Refrain]

4 Thy righteousness, O Christ,
alone can cover me:
no righteousness avails
save that which is of thee. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Thy works, not mine, O Christ
Title: Thy Works, Not Mine, O Christ
Author: Horatius Bonar (1857)
Refrain First Line: To whom, save thee,
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Topic: The Way of Salvation: Justification; Christ: Refuge; Imputation of Righteousness
Tune Information
Composer: John Darwall (1770)
Key: C Major

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