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Behold A Sinner 479

Tune: W. J. Bartlett, 1941
Alto: George L. Beck, 1941
Lyrics: Dobellís New Selection, 1810
Meter: Long Meter (8,8,8,8)
Behold a sinner dearest Lord,
Encouraged by Thy gracious Word.
Would venture near to seek that Bread,
By which Thy children here are fed.

Chorus:

Travel on, travel on, to the home of the blest,
Where the Savior has gone to prepare us a place,
There to rest, then we'll meet round the throne,
Where the saints have a home with the Lord.

Do not the humble suit deny,
Of such a guilty wretch as I.
But let me feed on crumbs tho' small,
Which from Thy bounteous table fall.

(Chorus)

I am a sinner, Lord I own,
My sin and guilt I am undone.
Yet will I wait and plead and pray,
Since none are empty sent away.

(Chorus)

Farewell, vain world, I'm going home,
It won't be long I'll travel on,
I hope to meet the saints above,
And shout and sing redeeming love.

(Chorus)