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At the door

The mistakes of my life have been many

Author: Una Locke
Tune: [The mistakes of my life have been many]
Published in 60 hymnals

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1 The mistakes of my life are many,
The sins of my heart are more,
And I scarce can see for weeping,
But I knock at the open door.

Chorus:
I know I am weak and sinful,
It comes to me more and more;
But since the dear Saviour has bid me come in,
I'll enter the open door.

2 I am lowest of those who love Him,
I am weakest of those who pray;
But I come as He has bidden,
And He will not say me nay. [Chorus]

3 My mistakes His free grace will cover,
My sins He will wash away,
And the feet that shrink and falter,
Shall walk thro' the gates of day. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #84

Author: Una Locke

Urania Locke Bailey [Una Locke] was born on November 20, 1820 in Gill, Massachusetts and died on March 25, 1882. Bailey’s works include: I Want to Be an Angel (Boston, Massachusetts: Horace Partridge, 1857) Clara, the Motherless Young Housekeeper, or, The Life of Faith (Carlton & Porter, Sunday School Union, 1860) Una’s Papa, and Other Stories (Carlton & Porter, 1867) Red Letter Days in Old England and New England (New York: Nelson & Phillips, 1871) Star Flowers (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1882) http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/a/i/bailey_uls.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The mistakes of my life have been many
Title: At the door
Author: Una Locke
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I know I am weak and sinful
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #4276
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