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I thought I was too great a sinner

I thought I was too great a sinner

Author: F. L. Snyder
Tune: [I thought I was too great a sinner]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I tho’t I was too great a sinner when the Saviour called to me,
That His mercy could not reach me nor from sin could make me free;
But I found I was mistaken, for He died upon the tree
That He might redeem the sinner, even such an one as me.

Refrain:
Oh, I am so glad I found Him such an all-sufficient Friend,
And I want to ever love Him and to serve Him to the end.

2 I tho’t I was too great a sinner, I had wand’red far astray,
And my sins rose up as mountains and obscured the light of day;
All was dark, so dark before me, when there shone a lustrous ray
From the cross of my dear Saviour, and my burden rolled away. [Refrain]

3 I tho’t I was too great a sinner in His love to share a part,
And I almost feared to ask Him for a place in His dear heart,
But I found there room abundant, and a welcome kind and free,
And I lift my voice to praise Him for His wondrous grace to me. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day, No. 6: A Book of Gospel Songs #244

Author: F. L. Snyder

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Text Information

First Line: I thought I was too great a sinner
Author: F. L. Snyder
Refrain First Line: O, I am so glad I found him
Copyright: Public Domain

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