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Father, though I have sinned

Father, though I have sinned

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Father, though I have sinned with Thee
An Advocate I have:
Jesus the Just shall plead for me,
The sinner Christ shall save.

2 Pardon and peace in Him I find;
But not for me alone:
The Lamb was slain: for all mankind
His Blood did once atone.

3 My soul is on Thy promise cast,
And lo! I claim my part:
The universal pardon's past;
O seal it on my heart!

4 Thou canst not now Thy grace deny;
Thou canst not but forgive:
Lord, if thy justice asks me why--
In Jesus I believe.

Source: Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #369

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: Father, though I have sinned
Author: Charles Wesley
Copyright: Public Domain



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