I Am Coming, Lord, to Thee

I am coming, Lord, to thee, with a trembling heart

Author: William A. Ogden
Tune: [I am coming, Lord, to Thee, with a trembling heart]
Published in 15 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I am coming, Lord, to Thee, with a trembling heart,
I am coming with my soul distrest;
To Thy promise now I fly,
Leave, oh, leave me not to die,
I am coming, Lord, to Thee, for rest.

Refrain:
Coming, Lord, to Thee,
Coming, Lord, to Thee;
Coming with my soul distrest,
I am coming, I am coming,
I I am coming, Lord, to Thee for rest.

2 I am coming, Lord, to Thee, with my load of sin,
I am coming, weary, faint, and sore;
Tho’ I’ve slighted oft Thy grace,
And have turned from Thee my face,
I am coming, Lord, to roam no more. [Refrain]

3 I am coming, Lord, to Thee, but my faith is weak,
I am coming, wilt Thou hear my cry?
I have heard Thy gracious call,
At Thy loving feet I fall,
I am coming, tho’ I faint and die. [Refrain]

Source: Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #112

Author: William A. Ogden

William A. Ogden, 1841-1897 Born: Oc­to­ber 10, 1841, Frank­lin Coun­ty, Ohio. Died: Oc­to­ber 14, 1897, To­le­do, Ohio. When Ogden was six years old, his fam­i­ly moved to In­di­a­na. He began stu­dy­ing mu­sic in lo­cal sing­ing schools at age 8, and could read church mu­sic fair­ly well by age 10. A lit­tle la­ter, he could write a mel­o­dy by hear­ing it sung or played. When he was 18, he be­came a chor­ist­er in his home church. At the out­break of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war, Og­den en­list­ed in the 30th In­di­a­na Vol­un­teer In­fant­ry. Duri­ng the war he or­gan­ized a male choir, which be­came well known throug­hout the Ar­my of the Cum­ber­land. After the war, Og­den r… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am coming, Lord, to thee, with a trembling heart
Title: I Am Coming, Lord, to Thee
Author: William A. Ogden
Refrain First Line: Coming, Lord, to thee

Timeline

Instances

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Calvary Echoes #d18

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Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #39

Gospel Melodies #d55

Happy Day #d49

Harvest Bells No.3 #d33

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Honey Out of the Rock #112

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Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #112

Songs of Promise #d37

Songs of Refreshing Nos. 1 and 2 Combined. Rev. #d49

Spirit of Song #d39

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d122

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The Standard Church Hymnal #359

Work and Worship #d44

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