Unworthy Creatures

Unworthy creatures, we confess

Author: Charles Price Jones
Tune: VIRGIN (Jones)
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1 Unworthy creatures, we confess,
Yet not cast down, are we;
For Christ becomes our righteousness,
And bids us joyful be.

2 Upon the cross of Calvary,
He paid the mighty debt,
That He might set His people free
From sin's undone estate.

3 Not only are our sins forgiven,
But we were crucified
To all that keeps our souls from heaven,
When Jesus for us died.

4 The knowledge of the truth makes free
Sin's body is destroyed;
Henceforth in gospel liberty
Our lives shall be employed.

Source: His Fullness Songs #384

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: Unworthy creatures, we confess
Title: Unworthy Creatures
Author: Charles Price Jones
Language: English
Notes: Sing to VIRGIN, with or without refrain
Copyright: Public Domain


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His Fullness Songs #384

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