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Weeping Saviour 32b

The Sacred Harp, 2012 Revised Cooper Edition

Composer: Elisha J. King, 1844
Alto: Wilson Marion Cooper, 1902
Poet: Benjamin Beddome, 1787
Meter: Short Meter (6,6,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
Did Christ o’er sinners weep,
And shall our cheeks be dry?
Let floods of penitential grief
Flow forth from ev’ry eye.


Did Christ o’er sinners weep?, Stanza 1
2
The Son of God in tears,
The wond’ring angels see,
Be thou astonished, O my soul,
He shed those tears for me.


Did Christ o’er sinners weep?, Stanza 2
3
He wept that we might weep;
Each sin demands a tear,
In heav’n alone no sin is found,
And there’s no weeping there.


Did Christ o’er sinners weep?, Stanza 3