Category Archives: Penitential Hymns

Wilt Thou Forgive That Sin, By Man Begun

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under General Hymns: Wilt thou forgive that sin, by man begun, Which was my sin though it were done before? Wilt thou … Continue reading

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Strong Son Of God, Immortal Love

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under General Hymns: Strong Son of God, immortal Love, Whom we, that have not seen thy face, By faith, and faith alone, … Continue reading

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O Lord, And Master Of Us All

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under General Hymns: O Lord, and Master of us all, Whate’er our name or sign, We own thy sway, we hear … Continue reading

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O For A Closer Walk With God

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under General Hymns: O for a closer walk with God, A calm and heavenly frame; A light to shine upon the road … Continue reading

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Lighten The Darkness Of Our Life’s Long Night

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under General Hymns: Lighten the darkness of our life’s long night, Through which we blindly stumble to the day. Shadows mislead us: … Continue reading

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Forgive Them, O My Father

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Good Friday: ‘Forgive them, O my Father, They know not what they do: The Saviour spake in … Continue reading

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Drop, Drop, Slow Tears

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Passiontide: Drop, drop, slow tears, And bathe those beauteous feet, Which brought from heaven The news and … Continue reading

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