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How shall a lost sinner in pain

How shall a lost sinner in pain

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 57 hymnals

Representative Text

1 How shall a lost sinner in pain,
Recover his forfeited peace?
When brought into bondage again,
What hope of a second release?
Will mercy itself be so kind
To spare such a rebel as me?
And O, can I possibly find
Such plenteous redemption in thee?

2 O Jesus, of thee I require,
If still thou art able to save,
The brand to pluck out of the fire,
And ransom my soul from the grave;
The help of thy spirit restore,
And show me the life-giving blood;
And pardon a sinner once more,
And bring me again unto God.

3 O Jesus, in pity draw near,
Come quickly to help a lost soul,
To comfort a mourner appear,
And make a poor Lazarus whole;
The balm of thy mercy apply,
Thou seest the sore anguish I fell,
Save, Lord, or I perish, I die,
O save, or I sink into hell!

4 I sink if thou longer delay
Thy pardoning mercy to show:
Come quickly, and kindly display
The power of thy passion below:
By all thou hast done for my sake,
One drop of thy blood I implore:
Now, now let it touch me, and make
The sinner a sinner no more.


Source: Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #412

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: How shall a lost sinner in pain
Author: Charles Wesley
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d230

A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d91

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d346

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d347

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d346

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #445

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d150

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d241

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #87

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #87

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d226

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #174

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #546

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #417

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A Collection of Hymns #87

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A Collection of Hymns #173

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #137

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #137

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #137

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A Pocket hymn book, designed as a constant companion for the pious #CCVIII

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A Pocket Hymn Book #CCVIII

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A Pocket hymn-book, designed as a constant companion for the pious #CCVIII

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A Pocket Hymn-book #208

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A Pocket Hymn-Book #CCVIII

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Choral Echoes from the Church of God in All Ages #247

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #371

Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d197

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #371

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Hymns for Christian Melody #728

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d205

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d197

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #877

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Hymns selected from various authors #348

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #412

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Hymns, Selected and Original #412

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Hymns #412

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d331

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Methodist Hymn-Book #314

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Methodist Tune Book #339

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New Hymn and Tune book #367b

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New Hymn and Tune Book #367b

Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d103

Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d105

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Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist #89

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d182

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d296

The Christian Psalmist #d286

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The Heart and Voice #335c

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The Latest Collection of Original and Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #251

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d107

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d109

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The Methodist Pocket Hymn-book, revised and improved #CCXLIII

The Philharmonia #d175

The Sacred Lyre #d121

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