Came to Save
“The Son of man came to save that which was lost.” -Matthew 18:11
To save the lost he came:
The lost was all mankind:
And I through Jesu’s name
Do now salvation find,
And publish it the world around
That grace doth more than sin abound.
Tell My Soul
“Say to my soul, ’I am your salvation!’” -Psalm 35:3
Who can soothe the soul’s distresses?
Thy kind word
All my sorrows eases:
By the virtue of thy passion
Make me whole,
Tell my soul
I am thy salvation!
“You were bought with a price: therefore glorify God.” -I Corinthians 6:20
God, who didst so dearly buy
These wretched souls of ours,
Help us thee to glorify
With all our ransomed powers:
Ours they are not, Lord, but thine;
Let the vessels of thy grace,
“Do you not care that we are perishing?” -Mark 4:3
Master, can thy follower be
Excluded from thy care,
Tossed on life’s tempestuous sea,
And sinking in despair?
Now command the storm to rest,
Hush the wind, the sea reprove,
Spread throughout this troubled...
“Forsake me not when my strength is spent.” -Psalm 71:9
Thou who so long hast saved me here,
A little longer save,
’Till freed from sin, and freed from fear,
I sink into a grave;
’Till glad I lay this body down,
Thy servant, Lord, attend,
And O! My...
“Your commandment is exceedingly broad.” -Psalm 119:96
I see th’ exceeding broad command,
Which all contains in one:
Enlarge my heart to understand
The mystery unknown:
O that with all thy saints I might
By sweet experience prove
What is the...
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes.” -Romans 1:16
Jehovah’s coeternal Son
Did in our flesh appear beneath,
He laid his life a ransom down,
For every man he tasted death,
To justify us by...
“In the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by.” -Psalm 57:1
The flesh against the Spirit lusts,
But, while it strives to tyrannize,
My soul in love almighty trusts,
My faithful soul on Christ relies,
“And count the patience of our Lord as salvation.” II Peter 3:15
I do with all my soul believe,
Thou hast so long my manners borne,
That I thine image may retrieve,
And saved at last, to God return:
Ent’ring into thy love’s design,
I now expect...
I Would Flee
“O that I had wings like a dove! I would flee away and be at rest.” Psalm 55:6
Come heavenly Dove,
My soul remove
From life’s severe distresses,
To that glorious rest above,
To my Lord’s embraces!
Saviour, to thee
I fain would flee,