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Grace of the Lord Jesus, it is Sufficient

My God, since I can call thee mine

Author: John Murray
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 My God, since I can call thee mine,
And mine thou surely art;
Why should I ever once repine,
In language, or in heart.

2 Alas! the cause is clearly seen,
From whence these murm'rings rise;
My parents sold me under sin,
How deep the evil lies!

3 Within my members there's a law,
That wars against my mind,
Which strives my spirit still to draw
From thee, the good, and kind.

4 With buffetting my soul is sore,
But this is Satan's part;
The thorn within the flesh, still more,
Inflicts the poignant smart.

5 Great God! attend thy suppliant's pray'r,
Whilst I for succour call!
And pour into thy servant's ear
The words thou spak'st to Paul.

6 Then in thy grace secure I'll rest,
'Twill be sufficient found;
'Till caught from earth to heav'n, I'm blest,
With life, and glory crown'd.

Source: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and original, designed for the use of the Church Universal in public and private devotion #CCXVI

Author: John Murray

Murray, Rev. John. (Alton, Hants, England, December 10, 1741--September 3, 11815, Boston, Massachusetts). As a young man he joined the Universalist church in London which had been gathered by James Relly. In 1770 he emigrated to America, bringing with him a copy of the collection Christian Hymns, Poems, and Sacred SOngs, sacred to the praise of God, our Saviour, published by Relly earlier in that year. This book was reprinted for Murray in 1776 at Burlington, New Jersey, and a second reprint in 1782 at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in which five hymns by "J.M." were included. These were the earliest Universalist hymns written in America. Murray is regarded as the founder of the Universalist denomination in the United States and was minister of… Go to person page >

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First Line: My God, since I can call thee mine
Title: Grace of the Lord Jesus, it is Sufficient
Author: John Murray
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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