May 27, 2011

Lord, Thou hast won, at length I yield – Lyrics – John Newton

Posted in Hymns / Songs / Lyrics, Poetry at 3:44 pm by Sarah Bosse

Lord, Thou hast won, at length I yield

Lord, Thou hast won, at length I yield;
My heart by mighty grace compelled
Surrenders all to Thee;
Against Thy terrors long I strove,
But who can stand against Thy love?
Love conquers even me.

If Thou hadst bid Thy thunders roll,
And light’nings flash, to blast my soul,
I still had stubborn been;
But mercy has my heart subdued,
A bleeding Savior I have viewed,
And now I hate my sin.

Now, Lord, I would be Thine alone,
Come, take possession of Thine own,
For Thou hast set me free;
Released from Satan’s hard command,
See all my powers waiting stand,
To be employed by Thee.

Source: http://www.hymnal.net/hymn.php/h/434#ixzz1NaTCuIJk

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