Come all ye poor sinners that from Adam camePublished in 16 hymnals
1 Come all ye poor sinners that from Adam came,
Ye poor and ye blind, and ye halt and ye lame,
Close in with the gospel, upon its own terms,
Or you'll burn for ever, like poor mortal worms.
2 When the Lord shall descend, with a shout from above,
And call home his saints to bless them with his love,
And you not renewed in your souls by his grace,
Away you must turn with a sorrowful face,
3 For if you deny Christ, he will deny you,
You'll be found on his left hand with the wicked crew;
In horror and in torment for ever you'll lie,
In vain then for mercy, in vain you must cry.
4 You've read of the rich man and beggar also:
The beggar he died and to Jesus did go:
The rich man he died, and to his sad surprise,
Awaking in hell, there he lift up his eyes!
5 Seeing Abraham afar off in the mansions above,
And Lazarus in his bosom in raptures of love,
He cried, father Abraham send to my relief,
For I am tormented with pain and with grief.
6 He said, Son remember when you lived so bold,
Dressed in your fine linen, you purple and gold,
Whilst Lazarus was laid at your gate full of grief,
You had not compassion to give him relief.
7 Besides, there's a gulf fixed betwixt us, you see,
So those that would pass from hence can't come to thee;
But there you must lie, and lament your sad state,
For now you are sending your cries up too late.
8 He cried father Abraham I pray you provide,
Send one from the dead, I've five brethren beside;
They hearing from me and of my wretched state,
Perhaps they'll repent now before 'tis too late.
9 "They have a rich gospel that spreads far and wide;
"They've Moses, the prophets, and apostles beside.
"If they'll not adhere unto them and repent,
"They will not believe though one from the dead went."
10 Come poor Zion mourners, O don't you despair,
But cry to your Jesus, he'll answer you prayer;
He'll hear your complaints, and ease all your grief;
He'll pardon your sins, and will give you relief.
11 And when you shall come to lay your bodies down,
You'll fly to the regions where you'll wear a crown;
The smiles that will come from sweet Jesus's face
Will make you adore and admire his free grace.
Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians, 1803
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|A Collection of Hymns for the use of Christians #M.II||The beggar and the rich man||Come, all ye poor sinners that [who] from Adam came||1804|
|A Collection of original and select hymns and spiritual songs: for the use of Christian societies #CXXXIII||Come all ye poor sinners||1807|
|A Collection of Spiritual Songs and Hymns #35||Come all ye poor sinners that from Adam came||1801|
|A New and Beautiful Collection of Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d48||Come, all ye poor sinners that [who] from Adam came||1801|
|Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians: being formerly a collection (12th ed.) #173||Come all ye poor sinners||1811|
|Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of Christians #d21||Come, all ye poor sinners that [who] from Adam came||1803|
|Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #240||Lazarus||Come all ye poor sinners that from Adam came||1803|
|Hymns and Spiritual Songs on Different Subjects #d14||Come, all ye poor sinners that [who] from Adam came||1809|
|Hymns and Spirtual Songs on Different Subjects. Book 1 and 2. #d13||Come, all ye poor sinners that [who] from Adam came||1812|
|Hymns, Original and Selected, for the use of Christians #d45||Come, all ye poor sinners that [who] from Adam came||1805|
|The Camp-Meeting Chorister: or, a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, for the pious of all denominations. To be sung at camp meetings, during revivals of religion, and on other occasions #24||Come all ye poor sinners that from Adam came||1844|
|The Christian Harmony #d24||Come, all ye poor sinners that [who] from Adam came||1805|
|The Christian Hymn Book (Ohio Auglaize Christian Conference) #d45||Come, all ye poor sinners that [who] from Adam came||1848|
|The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems: being chiefly a collection (3rd ed. rev.) #CLXXXV||Come, all ye poor sinners that [who] from Adam came||1823|
|The Melody of the Heart #d9||The beggar and the rich man||Come, all ye poor sinners that [who] from Adam came||1804|
|The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, generally sung at camp and prayer meetings, and in revivals of religion (Rev. & corr.) #79||Come all ye poor sinners, and stay not behind||1850|