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 (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… 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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