I…repent in dust and ashes.@Job 42:6
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Samuel Stennett (1727–1795)

Sam­u­el Sten­nett, in A Se­lec­tion of Hymns from the Best Au­thors, by John Rip­pon, 1787.

Ar­magh James Turle, 1863 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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James Turle (1802–1882)

Prostrate, dear Jesus, at Thy feet,
A guilty rebel lies;
And upwards to Thy mercy seat,
Presumes to lift his eyes.

If tears of sorrow would suffice
To pay the debt I owe,
Tears should from both my weeping eyes
In ceaseless torrents flow.

But no such sacrifice I plead
To expiate my guilt;
No tears but those which Thou hast shed
No blood, but Thou hast spilt.

Think of Thy sorrows, dearest Lord,
And all my sins forgive:
Justice will well approve the word
That bids the sinner live.