Humble souls, who seek salvation
Humble souls who seek salvation. John Fawcett* (1740-1817).
According to JJ, this appeared in Hymns on Believers’ Baptism (Birmingham, 1773), edited by John Fellows. In Fawcett’s Hymns: adapted to the circumstances of Public Worship and Private Devotion (Leeds, 1782) it had the heading ‘Invitation to follow the Lamb. Matt. iii. 15.’ It had three stanzas:
Humble souls, who seek salvation, Thro’ the Lamb’s redeeming blood, Hear the voice of revelation, Tread the path that Jesus trod. Flee to him your only Saviour, In his mighty name confide; In the whole of your behaviour Own him as your sov’reign guide.
Hear the blest Redeemer call you, Listen to his gracious voice; Drear no ills...
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