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139. Chief of Sinners

1 Chief of sinners tho' I be,
Jesus shed his blood for me,
Died that I might live on high,
Died that I might never die;
As the branch is to the vine,
I am his, and he is mine.

2 O the height of Jesus' love!
Higher than the heav'n above,
Deeper than the deepest sea,
Lasting as eternity;
Love that found me wondrous tho't!
Found me when I sought him not.

3 Chief of sinners tho' I be,
Christ is all in all to me;
All my wants to him are known,
All my sorrows are his own;
Safe with him from earthly strife,
He sustains the hidden life.

Text Information
First Line: Chief of sinners tho' I be
Title: Chief of Sinners
Author: McComb
Language: English
Publication Date: 1908
Tune Information
Meter: 7s, 6L
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Spanish

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