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I know my sin and weakness

I know my sin and weakness

Author: Mrs. S. K. Bourne
Tune: [I know my sin and weakness]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I know my sin and weakness,
My faults and follies too,
Yet this is my endeavor,
And this one thing I do:
I’ll leave the past that I deplore,
And seeking things that are before,
I will press on to win the prize
That waits for me beyond the skies!

Refrain:
This is my chief endeavor,
With purpose firm and true;
I will press on to win the prize,
That waits for me beyond the skies,
Lord, this one thing I do!

2 To Thee, my precious Saviour,
My promise I renew,
And with my best endeavor,
Lord, this one thing I do:
Since Thou hast died my debt to pay,
Since Thou hast washed my sins away,
I trust Thy blood and righteousness,
And t’ward the prize I onward press. [Refrain]

3 Assist me, O my Saviour,
My heart and mind renew,
And help my weak endeavor,
While this one thing I do:
Since Thou hast shed Thy blood for me,
I consecrate my life to Thee;
And trust Thy mercy and Thy grace
To help me on to win the race. [Refrain]

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #624

Author: Mrs. S. K. Bourne

Susan Ketchum Bourne was the widow of the Rev. Shearjashub Bourne. She was largely identified with church and missionary work in the Congregational church of Manhattan, and was an active and charter member of Sorosis. She was perhaps best known to old New Yorkers as the chief founder and President of the Lydia F. Wadleigh Association. © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I know my sin and weakness
Author: Mrs. S. K. Bourne
Language: English
Refrain First Line: This is my chief endeavor
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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Gloria Deo #624

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The Church and Home Hymnal #308

The Friends' Hymnal #d252

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The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #a624

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