Father, We Come to Thee

Father, we come to thee, thy pardon seeking

Author: Sallie Keep Best
Tune: [Father, we come to Thee] (Harris)
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Father, we come to thee, thy pardon seeking;
All of our guiltiness take thou away;
Be thou compassionate while we are speaking;
For thy forgiveness we earnestly pray.

2 Father, we come to thee: kindly receive us;
To thy sweet promises closely we cling.
We would thy children be: Father, believe us!
Only, our love to thy altar we bring.

3 Father, we come to thee: we were so lonely;
Far from thy shelt’ring fold found we no rest;
Now to abide with thee, trusting thee only,
Father, receive us, by sorrow opprest.

4 Father, we come to thee, fully believing;
And by thy tenderness, thy pard’ning love,
Blessings abundantly we are receiving,
Pardon on earth and a mansion above.


Source: Inspiring songs No. 1: for the Sunday school #100

Author: Sallie Keep Best

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Text Information

First Line: Father, we come to thee, thy pardon seeking
Title: Father, We Come to Thee
Author: Sallie Keep Best
Publication Date: 1905
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Inspiring songs No. 1 #100

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