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1501. From the Depths of Sin and Failure

1. From the depths of sin and failure,
From despair as black as night,
Lord, we hear our brothers calling
For deliverance and for light.

Refrain
Use us, Lord, to speed Thy kingdom;
Through us may Thy will be done;
Give us eyes to see the vision
Of a world redeemed and won.

2. By the love that bore in silence
Man’s contempt and Satan’s dart;
By the longing for the lost ones
That consumes the Savior’s heart; [Refrain]

3. By the Savior’s blood that bought us,
By the peace His merits bring,
By the Spirit that constrains us
Now on earth to crown Him King; [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: From the depths of sin and failure
Title: From the Depths of Sin and Failure
Author: Timothy Rees (1916)
Refrain First Line: Use us, Lord, to speed Thy kingdom
Meter: 87.87 D
Language: English
Source: Hymns Ancient and Modern, 1916
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: ST. AMBROSE (Cecil)
Composer: Richard Cecil, 1748-1810
Meter: 87.87 D
Incipit: 56517 12123 21765
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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