Have Mercy On Me

I'm sinful and wretched, from sin and from sorrow

Author: William Baxter
Tune: [I'm sinful and wretched; from sin and from sorrow]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: William Baxter

Baxter, William (Leeds, Yorkshire, July 6, 1820--February 11, 1880, New Castle, Pennsylvania). Came to U.S. in 1829; was a Methodist until he joined the Disciples of Christ ca. 1838. Graduated from Bethany College, 1845. President of Arkansas College (Fayetteville), 1860-1863. His Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove (1864) tells of his experience as an anti-slavery advocate in a seceding state. Co-worker with evangelist Wlater Scott (1796-1861), whose biography he published in 1874. He contributed hymns to such books as Christian Psalmist, Revised (1854), Christian Hymn Book (1865), and Christian Hymnal, Revised (1882). His "Whene'er I think of thee" appeared in both the 1865 and 1882 books listed above. Preface to the 1865 book speaks of the e… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm sinful and wretched, from sin and from sorrow
Title: Have Mercy On Me
Author: William Baxter
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Have mercy, my Savior, on me
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Harvest Bells No.3 #d43

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Harvest Bells Nos. 1, 2 and 3 #338

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The Morning Star #44

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