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The Sinnerís Friend 472

Tune: John Palmer Rees, 1869
Alto: Wilson Marion Cooper, 1902
Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1709
Meter: Long Meter (8,8,8,8)
He dies! the friend of sinners dies;
And He died on the cross for sinners;
Lo! Salem's daughters weep around;
And He died on the cross for sinners.

Chorus:

I love my Lord, for He first loved me,
And He died on the cross for sinners.

Come, saints, and drop a tear or two,
For He died on the cross for sinners;
For him who groaned beneath your load!
And He died on the cross for sinners.

(Chorus)

He shed a thousand drops for you,
And He died on the cross for sinners;
A thousand drops of richer blood!
And He died on the cross for sinners.

(Chorus)