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Weeping Savior 33t

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: Elisha J. King, 1844
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
Burst 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, Oh my soul,
He shed those tears for thee.


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