come ye sinners.

absolutely LOVE this old hymn by joseph hart. it was written circa 1759 … aka a LONG time ago. tood agnew did an amazing cover of this song on his album ‘grace like rain’ that i picked up while i was living in northern california 7ish years ago. i fell in love with the song! someone tweeted something that sparked it in my memory last night and its been in my head ever since. here are the lyrics and the video of todd singing.

Come, ye sinners, poor and needy,
Weak and wounded, sick and sore;
Jesus ready stands to save you,
Full of pity, love and power.

I will arise and go to Jesus,
He will embrace me in His arms;
In the arms of my dear Savior,
O there are ten thousand charms.

Come, ye thirsty, come, and welcome,
God’s free bounty glorify;
True belief and true repentance,
Every grace that brings you nigh.

I will arise and go to Jesus,
He will embrace me in His arms;
In the arms of my dear Savior,
O there are ten thousand charms.

Come, ye weary, heavy laden,
Lost and ruined by the fall;
If you tarry till you’re better,
You will never come at all.

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