My only Intercessor

Though numbered with the sin-defiled

Author: F. G. Burroughs
Tune: [Though numbered with the sin-defiled]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Tho’ numbered with the sin-defiled,
I am my Father’s long-sought child;
And now my soul is reconciled,
O Lamb of God, thro’ Thee!

Refrain:
The lamb of God, who for me died,
And on the cross was crucified,
In my behalf points to His side,
My only Intercessor.

2 In naught but filthy rags I come,
Yet, weary of these paths I roam,
I seek at last my Father’s home,
O Lamb of God, thro’ Thee! [Refrain]

3 No more, among the husks and swine,
With want and hunger I repine;
The ring, the robe, the kiss are mine,
O Lamb of God, thro’ Thee! [Refrain]

4 Tho’ coming empty to Thy feet,
My soul with joy is made replete;
Mine is the Father’s pardon sweet,
O Lamb of God, thro’ Thee! [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #165

Author: F. G. Burroughs

F. G. Burroughs was born in 1856 (nee Ophelia G. Browning) was the daughter of William Garretson Browning, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and Susan Rebecca Webb Browning. She married Thomas E. Burroughs in 1884. He died in 1904. She married Arthur Prince Adams, in 1905. He was a minister. Her poem, "Unanswered yet" which was written in 1879, was published in the The Christian Standard in 1880 with the name F. G. Browning. She also wrote under the name of Ophelia G. Adams and Mrs. T. E. Burroughs. Dianne Shapiro from The Literary Digest, July 29, 1899., The Register, Pine Plains, NY, October 24, 1884, Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, Middleton, Conn. 1921 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Though numbered with the sin-defiled
Title: My only Intercessor
Author: F. G. Burroughs
Refrain First Line: The Lamb of God, who died for me
Copyright: Public Domain

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Our Praise in Song #157

Praise in Song #d174

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 3 #115

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #165

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