Advent Hymnals


Christ in Song,

Alas!  and did my Saviour bleed?
And did my Sov'reign die?
Would he devote that sacred head
For such a worm as I?

Help me, dear Saviour, thee to own,
And ever faithful be;
And when thou sittest on thy throne,
O Lord, remember me.

Was it for crimes that I have done,
He groaned upon the tree?
Amazing pity!  grace unknown!
And love beyond degree!

Well might the sun in darkness hide,
And shut his glories in,
When Christ the mighty Maker died
For man, the creature's sin.

Thus might I hide my blushing face,
While his dear cross appears,
Dissolve my heart in thankfulness,
And melt mine eyes to tears.

But drops of grief can ne'er repay
The debt of love I owe;
Here, Lord, I give myself away;
'Tis all that I can do.

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Title Remember Me
Key F Major
Titles Help me, dear Saviour, thee to own,
First Line Alas! and did my Savior bleed?
Author Watts
Year 1908
Composer Asa Hull
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Tune Alas! and did my Saviour bleed?
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Chorus Type
Subjects Christ: Christ's Sufferings; The Home Eternal: Return of Christ
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