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Trusting the merits of Thy blood

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1 Trusting the merits of Thy blood,
A wretched sinner, I
Would seek Thy face, O Saviour God,
Ruler of earth and sky.

2 Confessing all my sin and guilt
Before Thy face I fall;
O may that blood for sinner's spilt
Relieve me of it all.

3 I know my soul deserves to die,
But mercy's help I plead,
O hear a wretched sinner's cry
And lift my drooping head.

4 Thou awful judge of quick and dead,
Thy promise I will trust,
Thy path of faith my feet shall tread,
Saved to the uttermost.

Source: His Fullness Songs #357c

Author: Charles Price Jones

Charles Price Jones born December 9, 1865, near Rome, Georgia. He grew up in Kingston, Georgia, and attended the Baptist church. He was converted in 1884 while living in Cat Island, Arkansas. In 1885 he was called to the ministry and began preaching. In 1888 he attended Arkansas Baptist College and taught school in Grant County, Arkansas. He preached and pastored several Baptist churches. After asking God for a deeper experience of grace and fasting and praying for three days, Jones experienced a closeness with God, and in 1895, along with other Baptist holiness adherents, who taught that a second work of grace can cleanse the Christian of original sin. They started a holiness movement in the Baptist church, and he began teaching holiness i… Go to person page >

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First Line: Trusting the merits of Thy blood
Author: Charles Price Jones
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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