Forgiven

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1 Come, none on earth can comfort thee
Or bid thy burdened heart be free;
Come, there is peace at Calvary;
Come,hear the word—forgiv'n!

Refrain:
No one but Christ thy debt can pay,
he is to life the only way.
None but His loving voice can say—
"Thy sins are all forgv'n!"

2 Tho' years in sin thou hast misspent
Fear not, but come, believe, repent,
this is the message God hath sent—
"All, all shall be forgv'n." [Refrain]

3 No wonder that with joy e weep;
God doth no more the record keep
Of pardoned sins; they're buried deep,
As in the sea—forgiv'n! [Refrain]

Source: Life Songs: a collection of sacred songs for Sunday schools, young people's meetings and evangelistic services #209

Author: Maud Frazer Jackson

Maud Frazer Jackson USA 1873-1950. It is surmised she lived in PA and/or NJ. She was a religious author, poet, and music compiler, who published her collections of music, including 400 hymns called “Hymns about forgiveness!”, “Wayside Song” (1922), and “Starlight & lamplight” (1928). Her poems were sometimes furnished to newspapers around the country and printed. John Perry  Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, none on earth can comfort thee
Title: Forgiven
Author: Maud Frazer Jackson
Refrain First Line: No one but Christ thy debt
Copyright: Public Domain

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