Sin has left me sore

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1 Sin has left me sore and bleeding,
I surrender all to Thee;
Heal my wounds, my soul is pleading,
I surrender all to Thee.

Refrain:
I surrender, I surrender,
I surrender all to Thee;
I surrender, I surrender,
I surrender all to Thee.

2 Every evil thing confessing,
I surrender all to Thee;
Teach me how to be a blessing,
I surrender all to Thee. [Refrain]

3 Fill my heat to overflowing,
I surrender all to Thee;
Boundless peace and pow’r bestowing,
I surrender all to Thee. [Refrain]

4 Give me faith lest I should falter,
I surrender all to Thee;
Placing all upon Thine altar,
I surrender all to Thee. [Refrain]

5 May my life fulfill its duty,
I surrender all to Thee;
Find in Christ, its strength and beauty,
I surrender all to Thee. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns No.2 #204

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

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First Line: Sin has left me sore
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: I surrender

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Great Revival Hymns No.2 #204

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