The Sinner's Prayer

When gracious Lord, when shall it be

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: OTTOE
Published in 105 hymnals

Representative Text

1 When, gracious Lord, when shall it be,
That I shall find my All in thee;
The fulness of thy promise prove,
The seal of tine eternal love?

2 Thee, only thee I fain wou'd find,
And cast the world and flesh behind,
As helpless soul, I come to thee,
With only sin and misery.

3 Lord, I am sick, my sickness cure;
I want, do thou enrich the poor:
Under thy mighty hand I stoop.
O lift the abject sinner up.

4 LORD, I am blind, be thou my sight;
LORD, I am weak, be thou my might,
An helper of the helpelss be,
And let me find my All in thee.

Source: A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association #CXXXVIII

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: When gracious Lord, when shall it be
Title: The Sinner's Prayer
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #467

A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d620

A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d230

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d939

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d946

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d946

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #396

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d374

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d650

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d362

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #163

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #127

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A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #162

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #183

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association #CXXXVIII

Battle Songs of the Cross #d222

Devotional Hymns for Church, Revival, Sunday School #d228

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #337

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d575

Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d550

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #337

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #318

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #318

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #597

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #597

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #395

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #395

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Hymns for Christian Melody #586

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Hymns for Social Worship: collected from various authors #90

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #417

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1270

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Hymns of the Church Militant #413a

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Indian Melodies #24

Indian Melodies #24

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d851

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Methodist Hymn-Book #284

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Methodist Tune Book: a collection of tunes adapted to the Methodist Hymn book #384

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New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #163e

Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d267

Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d270

Prison Hymn Book #d389

Social Hymn and Tune Book: for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family Circle, and Mission Church #d434

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1228

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #626

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #626

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #626

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #626

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #626

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1015

Sunday School Hymn Book #d509

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d458

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d868

The Christian's Pocket Companion #d61

The Great Redemption in Songs New and Selected #d321

The Happy Singer #d152

The Jubilee Songster #d108

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d288

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d293

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #862

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #862

The Sacred Lyre #d322

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #576

The Southern Psalmist #d928

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d977

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #134

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The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #134

The Victory #d435

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