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I'm coming to thee

Repentant and weary of sin

Author: Katharyn Bacon
Tune: [Repentant and weary of sin]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Repentant and weary of sin,
I’m longing salvation to win;
Surrend’ring my all, I answer Thy call,
I’m coming, dear Savior, to Thee.

Believing each promise divine,
The world and its ways I resign;
My guilt I confess, oh! pardon and bless,
I’m coming, dear Savior, to Thee!

2 No longer sin’s pleasures can charm,
Or thoughts of Thy vengeance alarm;
I’ll trust in Thy love, my guilt to remove,
I’m coming, dear Savior, to Thee. [Refrain]

3 From perils and sorrow of night,
To safety and peace and delight,
Confessing Thy name, each promise I claim,
I’m coming, dear Savior, to Thee. [Refrain]

4 No more from Thy guidance I’ll stray,
But walk in Thy footsteps each day;
With gladness untold, to enter Thy fold,
I’m coming, dear Savior, to Thee. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12204

Author: Katharyn Bacon

Katharyn Bacon was born in 1884 and lived in the hills of Tennessee. She liked books, flowers, garden and being close to nature. She was most likely married to George W. Bacon since a lot of her hymns appear in hymnals he edited. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Repentant and weary of sin
Title: I'm coming to thee
Author: Katharyn Bacon
Refrain First Line: Believing each promise
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #12204
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #12204

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