We owe it, Lord, to Thee


All that we were – our sin, our guilt, Our death – was all our own; All that we are we owe to Thee, Thou God of grace, alone.   Thy mercy found us in our sin, And taught us to believe; Then, in believing, peace we found And now in Christ we live.   All that we are e’en here on earth All that we hope to be When Jesus comes and glory dawns – We owe it, Lord, to...

O Blessed Lord!


Lord! while our souls in faith reposeUpon Thy precious blood,Peace, like an even river, flowsAnd mercy, like a flood.Mary Peters, 1813-56