1 O Lamb of God! Thou wonderful sin-bearer,
Hard after Thee my soul doth follow on;
As pants the hart for streams in desert dreary,
So pants my soul for Thee, O Thou life-giving One.
At Thy feet I fall,
Yield Thee up my all,
To suffer, live, or die
For my Lord crucified.
2 I mourn, I mourn the sin that drove Thee from me,
And blackest darkness brought into my soul;
Now I renounce the cursed sin that hindered,
And come once more to Thee, to be made fully whole. [Refrain]
3 Descend the heav’ns, Thou whom my soul adoreth!
Oh, come just now, fill my poor longing breast;
For Thee, for Thee, I watch, as for the morning!
Apart from Thee, I find neither joy, peace, nor rest. [Refrain]
4 Come, Holy Ghost, Thy mighty aid bestowing,
Destroy the works of sin, the self, the pride;
Burn, burn in me, my idols overthrowing;
Prepare my heart for Him—for my Lord crucified. [Refrain]
Catherine Booth-Clibborn (Katie Booth) (18 September 1858 – 9 May 1955) was the oldest daughter of William and Catherine Booth. She was also known as "la Maréchale".
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Display Title: At Thy Feet I FallFirst Line: O Lamb of God! Thou wonderful sin-bearerTune Title: [O Lamb of God! Thou wonderful sin-bearer]Author: Catherine Booth-ClibbornMeter: 126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52Scripture: Psalm 42:1; Psalm 130:6; Romans 12:1; Romans 14:8Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/At_Thy_Feet_I_Fall); The Salvation Army, Songs and Music, 1922 (144); Gordon Avery; Companion to the Song Book of The Salvation Army, ed.1970