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Hymn: O thou whose tender mercy hears (FL)

Hymnal: The Christian Psalmist

Date: 1850

Compiler: Silas W Leonard and A D Fillmore

Publisher/Printer: S W Leonard

First Line: O thou whose tender mercy hears

Topic: <no topic given>

Writer: <no first name given> <no last name given>


Meter: CM


Hymn Number: 228

Page Number: 233, click to see hymnal pages


O Thou, whose tender mercy hears,
Contrition's humble sigh;
Whose hand indulgent, wipes the tears
From sorrow's weeping eye;

See, low before thy throne of grace,
A wretched wanderer mourn;
Hast thou not bid me seek thy face?
Hast thou not said-"Return?"

And shall my guilty fears prevail
To drive me from thy feet?
Oh, let not this dear refuge fail;
This only safe retreat!

Oh, shine on this benighted heart,
With beams of mercy shine!
And let thy healing voice impart
A taste of joys divine.