A sinner more wretched than I

A sinner more wretched than I

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [A sinner more wretched than I]
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1. A sinner more wretched than I,
There could not be;
’Till Jesus the mighty, came nigh,
To set me free,
I opened my heart to His call,
His own to be,
And when I surrendered all,
My Lord saved me.

He’s able and willing to save,
Able, willing,
He’s able and willing to save,
For He saved me.

2. His power no limit can know,
His grace is mine;
His love He is willing to show,
’Tis love divine;
His mercy is offered today,
So full, so free,
He’ll never turn you away,
For He saved me. [Refrain]

3. He’s able and willing to go
O’er mountains steep,
Or down in the valley so low,
Or stormy deep:
If willing His bidding to do,
His own you’ll be,
I know He can keep you true,
For He keeps me.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2089

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A sinner more wretched than I
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: He's able and willing to save
Copyright: Public Domain



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