Chide mildly the erring

Chide mildly the erring

Author: George Washington Patten
Published in 26 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Chide mildly the erring,
Kind language endears,
Grief follows the sinful,
Add not to their tears;
Avoid with reproaches
Fresh pain to bestow;
The heart that is stricken
Needs never a blow.

2 Chide mildly the erring,
Jeer not at their fall;
If strength be but human,
How feeble were all!
What marvel that footsteps
Should wander away,
When tempests so darken
Life's wearisome way?

3 Chide mildly the erring,
Entreat them with care;
Their natures are mortal,
They need not despair.
We all have some frailty,
We all are unwise;
The grace which redeems us
Must come from the skies.

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #605

Author: George Washington Patten

(no biographical information available about George Washington Patten.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Chide mildly the erring
Author: George Washington Patten
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 26 of 26)
Page Scan

A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #393

Page Scan

A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #395

Page Scan

Bradbury's Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies #56

Page Scan

Chapel Treasures (Christ Chapel Sabbath-School, Lebanon, PA) #182

Christ in Song #d72

TextPage Scan

Christ in Song #605

Golden Gates for Singing Schools and Conventions #d14

Melodies for the Temperance Band #d18

Melodies for the Temperance Ship. 5th thousand #d12

Page Scan

Plymouth Sabbath School Collection #17

Page Scan

Precious Hymns #191

Sabbath School Gems #d15

Page Scan

Sabbath School Gems of Music and Poetry #131b

Showalter's Gospel Songs No.2 #d11

Singing for Joy #d33

Songs of Praise #d12

Page Scan

Songs of the Covenant #268

Page Scan

The Banner of Victory #115

The Canadian Warbler #d11

The Church Hymn Book #d70

Page Scan

The New Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies #56a

Page Scan

The Shining Star #27

The Tidal Wave #d7

Page Scan

Young Singer's Friend #a125

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.