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Look unto me and be ye saved

Are thy sins like clouds that gather 'round

Author: O. A. Miller
Tune: [Are thy sins like clouds that gather 'round thee more and more?]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Are thy sins like clouds that gather ‘round thee more and more?
Are they numberless as the sands upon the broad seashore?
Art thou seeking full forgiveness, are thou seeking rest?
Look unto me, I will pardon and thou shalt be blest.

Refrain:
Then look, look, look, look unto me and be ye saved;
Then look, look, look, look unto me and be ye saved;
Salvation full and free I will give, yes, give to thee,
Then look unto me, and be ye saved.

2 Has thy soul upon it stains of sin of crimson hue?
Let us reason together, though they be as scarlet, too;
Come, oh, come, and I will cleanse it whiter than the snow
With my own blood shed for thee on Calv’ry long ago. [Refrain]

3 Art thou troubled with temptations as the days go by?
Oh, remember that I am list’ning for thy faintest cry;
I will break the tempter’s power and thou shalt be free;
Look unto me, only look, and thou shalt saved be. [Refrain]

4 I alone am thy Redeemer, wilt thou trust in me?
From the stings of a troubled conscience I’ll deliver thee;
Peace that passeth understanding I will freely give;
Only return now to me, and thou shalt surely live. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Grace and Glory: A New and Inspiring Selection of Sacred Songs for Evangelical Use and General Worship #82

Author: O. A. Miller

Oscar A. Miller was born 6 March 1868 in Richland Center, Wisconsin. While living in Montana, he read a book called "The Way to God" by Dwight Lyman Moody, and a year later moved to Chicago to become a student at the Moody Bible Institute (1896-1898). First a student in the music program there, under Dr. Daniel B. Towner, Miller was soon appointed as a permanent faculty member, teacher of music. (As evidenced by the faculty lists found in "The Institute Tie" starting with the first volume in 1900.) Miller wrote music to his own lyrics, lyrics by his first wife Elizabeth, and lyrics by others. Miller contributed to Dr. Towner's 1901 publication "Class and Chorus: a text book for chorus classes, singing schools, public schools and institutes,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Are thy sins like clouds that gather 'round
Title: Look unto me and be ye saved
Author: O. A. Miller
Refrain First Line: Then look, look, look, look unto me
Copyright: Public Domain

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