This man receiveth sinners.@Luke 15:2
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Henry K. Oliver
(1800–1885)

Charles Wes­ley, Hymns and Sac­red Po­ems 1739.

Fed­er­al Street Hen­ry K. Ol­iv­er, 1832 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Jesus, the sinner’s friend, to Thee,
Lost and undone, for aid I flee,
Weary of earth, myself, and sin:
Open Thine arms, and take me in.

Pity and heal my sin sick soul;
’Tis Thou alone canst make me whole;
Dark, till in me Thine image shine,
And lost, I am, till Thou art mine.

At last I own it cannot be
That I should fit myself for Thee:
Here, then, to Thee I all resign;
Thine is the work, and only Thine.

What shall I say Thy grace to move?
Lord, I am sin, but Thou art love;
I give up every plea beside—
Lord, I am lost, but Thou hast died.