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Music by Matt Foreman; Words by John Newton (1779)
©2012 Matt Foreman Music

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1. Come, my soul, thy suit prepare:
Jesus loves to answer prayer;
He Himself has bid thee pray,
Therefore will not say thee nay;
Therefore will not say thee nay.

2. Thou art coming to a King,
Large petitions with thee bring;
For His grace and power are such,
None can ever ask too much;
None can ever ask too much.

3. With my burden I begin:
Lord, remove this load of sin;
Let Thy blood, for sinners spilt,
Set my conscience free from guilt;
Set my conscience free from guilt.

4. Lord, I come to Thee for rest,
Take possession of my breast;
There Thy blood bought right maintain,
And without a rival reign;
And without a rival reign.

5. While I am a pilgrim here,
Let Thy love my spirit cheer;
As my Guide, my Guard, my Friend,
Lead me to my journey’s end;
Lead me to my journey’s end.

6. Show me what I have to do,
Every hour my strength renew:
Let me live a life of faith,
Let me die Thy people’s death;
Let me die Thy people’s death.

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from Ekklesia Hymns: Vol​.​1, released December 1, 2015
Produced by Grant Birchard and Matt Foreman for New Destiny Productions, Philadelphia, PA USA and Matt Foreman Productions
Engineered, Mixed and Mastered by Grant Birchard
Recorded at Forge Recording Studios in Oreland PA and Faith Reformed Baptist Church in Media, PA
CD Artwork by: Joshua Rex Austin

Lead vocal & Piano: Matt Foreman
Oboe: Rick Rigall

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Matt Foreman Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Matt Foreman is the lead pastor of Faith Church in Media, PA, but also leads and writes music for worship. He has been influenced over the years by the Modern Hymn Movement and desires to bring the timeless truths of the old hymn texts to the modern day. ... more

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