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Lord, I Come Repenting

Lord, I come repenting, Self and sin I long have sought

Author: Arthur T. Pierson
Tune: [Lord, I come repenting]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lord, I come repenting;
Self and sin I long have sought,
Wicked works my life has wrought,
Sins of speech and secret thought,
Now I come repenting.

Bowing low before thy throne,
Trusting in thy blood alone,
Own me, Saviour, as thine own,
While I come repenting.

2 Lord, I come believing;
Ev’ry promise humbly claim,
Trust the one and only Name,
Yesterday, today the same,
Now I come believing. [Refrain]

3 Lord, I come obeying;
Lo, I come to do thy will,
And, through seeming good or ill,
Follow in thy footsteps still:
Now I come obeying. [Refrain]

Source: On Joyful Wing : A Book of Praise and Song #51

Author: Arthur T. Pierson

Rv Arthur Tappan Pierson DD USA 1837-1911. Born at New York City, NY, he professed faith in Christ at age 13 upon attending a Methodist revival meeting. He was educated at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, (1857), and Union Theological Seminary (1869). He married Sarah Frances Benedict in 1860, and they had seven children: Helen, Laura, Louise, Delavan, Farrand, Edith, and Anna. He entered Presbyterian ministry in 1860. He pastored successfully at the Congregational Church, Winsted, CT, (summers of 1859 & 1869), Binghampton, NY (1860-1863), Waterford, NY (1863-1869) Fort Street Presbyterian Church, Detroit, M (1869-1882)I, and at Bethany Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA (1883-1889), where he ran a missionary training school and de… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, I come repenting, Self and sin I long have sought
Title: Lord, I Come Repenting
Author: Arthur T. Pierson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Bowing low before Thy throne
Copyright: Public Domain



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