This My Plea

What I am, Thine eye can see

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [What I am, Thine eye can see]
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1 What I am, Thine eye can see,
Yet I come, O Lord, to Thee:
Tho' my sins are crimson red,
Yet for me Thy blood was shed.

This my plea, my only plea:
Thro' Thy off’ring once for me,
I may cast myself on Thee,
Jesus, my Redeemer.

2 As I am, I seek Thy face,
Kneeling at the door of Grace;
O forgive this heart of mine,
Cleanse me now and seal me Thine. [Chorus]

3 As I am, O blessed Lord,
I believe and trust Thy word;
Let my soul no longer roam,
Take, O take the wand’rer home. [Chorus]

4 Lost, but found, my sins forgiv’n,
Child of God and heir of Heav’n;
Lost, but found, what joy is mine!
Thou dost cleanse and keep me Thine. [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #13

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: What I am, Thine eye can see
Title: This My Plea
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: This my plea, my only plea
Copyright: Public Domain



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