Another Hymn: for a friend

Come Boldly To The Throne Of Grace
Taken from the Gadsby Hymnal # 675
Words – D. Herbert, printed in the Gadsby Hymnal, 1838.
Music – Clint Wells and Brian T. Murphy, 2004  (Red Mountain Music)

Come boldly to a throne of grace,
Ye wretched sinners come;
And lay your load at Jesus’ feet,
And plead what he has done.

“How can I come?” Some soul may say,
“I’m lame and cannot walk;
My guilt and sin have stopped my mouth;
I sigh, but dare not talk.”

Come boldly to the throne of grace,
Though lost, and blind, and lame;
Jehovah is the sinner’s Friend,
And ever was the same.

He makes the dead to hear his voice;
He makes the blind to see;
The sinner lost he came to save,
And set the prisoner free.

Come boldly to the throne of grace,
For Jesus fills the throne;
And those he kills he makes alive;
He hears the sigh or groan.

Poor bankrupt souls, who feel and know
The hell of sin within,
Come boldly to the throne of grace;
The Lord will take you in.

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One response to this post.

  1. Posted by chelseykarns on May 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm

    This is one of my very favorite hymns. Thanks for the reminder. 🙂

    Reply

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