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Pisgah 58

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: J. C. Lowry, 1817
Poet: Richard Burnham, 1783
Meter: Common Meter (8,6,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
Jesus, Thou art the sinnerís friend,
As such I look to Thee,
Now in the bowels of Thy love,
Oh Lord, remember me.


Jesus, my kind and gracious friend;, Stanza 1
2
Remember the pure word of grace,
Remember Calvary,
Remember all Thy dying groans,
And then remember me.


Jesus, my kind and gracious friend;, Stanza 2
3
Thou wondrous advocate with God,
I yield myself to Thee,
While Thou art sitting on Thy throne,
Oh Lord, remember me.


Jesus, my kind and gracious friend;, Stanza 3
4
And when I close my eyes in death,
And creature helps all flee,
Then, Oh my great Redeemer, God,
I pray remember me.


Jesus, my kind and gracious friend;, Stanza 6