I plead thy love, my gracious Lord

I plead thy love, my gracious Lord

Author: John Otis Barrows
Tune: ELMCROFT
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. I plead Thy love, my gracious Lord,
Thy wondrous love to me;
In sin’s dark bondage I was held,
But Thou hast made me free.

2. I plead the offering of Thy blood,
Thy precious blood, for me;
For cleansing I have naught to do
But look to Calvary.

3. I plead the merit of Thy life,
Thy perfect life for me;
In what Thou wast I can behold
What I myself may be.

4. I plead, dear Savior, Thine own Word,
Thine own sure Word to me;
And need no more, for Thou hast said,
I’m all in all to thee.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3032

Author: John Otis Barrows

John Otis Burrows was born on August 4, 1833 in Mansfield, Conn. His father was a farmer and John helped on the farm until he was 21 years old. He had a desire to go to college so he taught for two years at Kimball Union Academy, at Meriden NH during the school year and worked on the farm during his vacations. He then entered Amherst, graduating in 1860 with a B.A. He then studied divinity at East-Windsor Hill, Conn. for one year and at Andover Theological Seminary for two years. He worked as a pastor in New Hampshire for six years, then traveled with his family to Cesarea in Asia Minor as a missionary with the American Board and after six or seven years worked in Constantinople for three or four years before returning to the United States.… Go to person page >

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First Line: I plead thy love, my gracious Lord
Author: John Otis Barrows
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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