In tenderness He sought me,
Weary and sick with sin;
And on His shoulders brought me
Back to His fold again.
While angels in His presence sang
Until the courts of Heaven rang.
Oh, the love that sought me!
Oh, the blood that bought me!
Oh, the grace that brought me to the fold,
Wondrous grace that brought me to the fold.
He washed the bleeding sin wounds,
And poured in oil and wine;
He whispered to assure me,I’ve found thee, thou art Mine;
I never heard a sweeter voice;
It made my aching heart rejoice!
He pointed to the nail prints,
For me His blood was shed,
A mocking crown so thorny
Was placed upon His head;
I wondered what He saw in me,
To suffer such deep agony.
I’m sitting in His presence,
The sunshine of His face,
While with adoring wonder
His blessings I retrace.
It seems as if eternal days
Are far too short to sound His praise.
So while the hours are passing,
All now is perfect rest,
I’m waiting for the morning,
The brightest and the best,
When He will call us to His side,
To be with Him, His spotless bride.
—W. Spencer Walton
Other hymns, worship songs, sermons etc. posted today:
- Take the Name of Jesus with You at Conjubilant With Song
- O Sacred Head at Gospel Grace
- One Way God Said at The Happy Wonderer
- Voices From the Past #5 at Tried With Fire
- Lord’s Day 5, 2013 at The Thirsty Theologian
- Your Weekly Dose of Spurgeon at Pyromaniacs: Are You Prepared?
- Praying the Sermon on the Mount - On Giving at Daily On My Way to Heaven
Have you posted a hymn (or sermon, sermon notes, prayer, etc.) today and I missed it? Let me know by leaving a link in the comments or by contacting me using the contact form linked above, and I’ll add your post to the list.