I own my guilt, my sins confess

I own my guilt, my sins confess

Author: Robert Cruttenden
Published in 14 hymnals

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1 I own my guilt, my sins confess;
Can men or devils make them more?
Of crimes already numberless,
Vain the attempt to swell the score.

2 Were the black list before my sight,
While I remember thou hast died,
'Twould only urge my speedier flight
To seek salvation at thy side.

3 Low at thy feet I'll cast me down,
To thee reveal my guilt and fear;
And if thou spurn me from thy throne,
I'll be the first who perished there.



Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #405

Author: Robert Cruttenden

Cruttenden, Robert, born cir. 1691, died cir. 1764. He was educated for the ministry among the Dissenters, and when a young man frequently preached for his uncle, the Rev. Mr. Bragg. But finding that he did not really believe in the Evangelical doctrines, he gave up the ministry, and betook himself to trade, in which for a number of years he was successful. In his 52nd year, having retired from business, he was living near to Whitefield's Tabernacle, when, his attention being excited by what he heard concerning the preaching there, a strong impulse seized him to go and hear for himself. The result was his conversion through the ministry of John Cennick. Twelve months later he joined a Congregational Church, of which he continued a member un… Go to person page >

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Author: Robert Cruttenden

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A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #152Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #368Page Scan
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #188Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #300Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #300Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #554Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #554Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #270Page Scan
Revival Hymns. 4th ed. #d51
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #405TextPage Scan
Village Hymns #d249
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #358Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #358Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #358Page Scan
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