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The Backslder returning

O what a cruel wretch am I

Published in 26 hymnals

Full Text

1 O what a cruel wretch am I,
To leave my Jesus so!
And now without his smiles I lie,
And know not where to go.

2 Once I enjoyed his smiling face;
But did not think so soon
I should go mourning in distress,
And all my comforts gone.

3 Not all the glories of this earth,
Can do me any good;
My soul abhors all carnal mirth,
And groans to find my God.

4 O should I see his face again,
I'd tell him all my woe,
Confess how guilty I have been
To leave my Jesus so.

5 Then I will clasp him in my arms,
And he shall have my heart;
And earth, with all her treacherous charms,
Forever shall depart.

Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians 1800

Text Information

First Line: O what a cruel wretch am I
Title: The Backslder returning
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 26 of 26)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #280Page Scan
A Collection of original and select hymns and spiritual songs: for the use of Christian societies #LIXPage Scan
A New and Beautiful Collection of Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d254
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d382
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: designed (especially the former part) for the use of congregations as an appendix to Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymn #H.CCLXPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: in two parts, part I. containing the hymns; part II. containing the songs...(3rd ed. corr. and enl. by author) #H.CCLXPage Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d703
Divine Hymns or Spiritual Songs, for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians: being a collection #XCIXTextPage Scan
Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the Use of Religious Assemblies and Private Christians (7th Ed. Rev.) #95TextPage Scan
Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians (Latest and largest ed.) #XCVIPage Scan
Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the Use of Religious Assemblies and Private Christians. 8th ed. #d125
Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians: being formerly a collection (12th ed.) #50Page Scan
General Collection of Hymns, Original and Selected, for Use of Christians #d240
Hymns and Psalms, Original and Modern, Selected and Revised #d244
Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d288
Hymns and Spiritual Songs (New ed.) #176Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs (New ed.) #199Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #B102Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (8th ed.) #b102Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d229
Hymns on Different Spiritual Subjects. Part I #d15
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed. corr.) #183Page Scan
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the use of Christians #d188
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. 8th ed. #d206
The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d158
The Latest Collection of Original and Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #252Page Scan



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