Unclean, unclean, and full of sin

Unclean, unclean, and full of sin

Author: Jesse
Published in 20 hymnals

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1 Unclean! unclean! and full of sin,
From first to last, alas, I've been!
Deceitful is my heart:
Guilt presses down my burdened soul,
But Jesus can the waves control,
And bid my fears depart.

2 When first I heard his word of grace,
Ungratefully I hid my face,
Ungratefully delayed:
At length his voice more powerful came,
"'Tis I" he cried "I'm still the same,
Thou need's not be afraid."

3 My heart was changed--in that same hour
My soul confessed his mighty power,
I shed a grateful tear;
Then listened still to hear his voice,
Again he said, "In me rejoice,
'Tis I, thou need's not fear."

4 "Unworthy of thy love," I cried,
"Freely I love," he soon replied,
"On me thy faith be stayed;
I'm Jesus still, the sinner's friend.
Thou need'st not be afraid."

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

Author: Jesse

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Text Information

First Line: Unclean, unclean, and full of sin
Author: Jesse
Meter: 8.8.6.8.8.6
Language: English

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Conference Hymns for Social Worship. 8th ed. #d139

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The Baptist Hymn Book #734

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CCXXXII

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The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the Most Approved Authors #CLXXVIII

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