Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.@Psalm 32:1
Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

Isaac Watts, The Psalms of David 1719.

Pekin arranged from a German chorale by J. E. Kingsley, 1847 (🔊 pdf nwc).

O blessèd souls are they
Whose sins are covered o’er;
Divinely blessed, to whom the Lord
Imputes their guilt no more.

They mourn their follies past,
And keep their hearts with care;
Their lips and lives without deceit
Shall prove their faith sincere.

While I concealed my guilt,
I felt the painful wound,
Till I confessed my sins to Thee,
And ready pardon found.

Let sinners learn to pray,
Let saints keep near the throne;
Our help in times of deep distress
Is found in God alone.