I Lay My Sins On Jesus

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Music by Matt Foreman; Words by Horatius Bonar (1843)
©2007 Matt Foreman Music

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1. I lay my sins on Jesus, the spotless Lamb of God;
He bears them all, and frees us from the accursed load:
I bring my guilt to Jesus, to wash my crimson stains
White in his blood most precious, till not a spot remains.

2. I lay my wants on Jesus; all fulness dwells in him;
He heals all my diseases, he doth my soul redeem:
I lay my griefs on Jesus, my burdens and my cares;
He from them all releases, he all my sorrows shares.

3. I rest my soul on Jesus, this weary soul of mine;
His right hand me embraces, I on his breast recline.
I love the name of Jesus, Immanuel, Christ, the Lord;
Like fragrance on the breezes his name abroad is poured.

4. I long to be like Jesus, meek, loving, lowly, mild;
I long to be like Jesus, the Father’s holy child:
I long to be with Jesus amid the heav’nly throng,
To sing with saints his praises, to learn the angels’ song.

Refrain
I lay my sins on Jesus, the spotless Lamb of God;
he bears them all, and frees us from the accursed load:

I rest my soul on Jesus, this weary soul of mine;
his right hand me embraces, I on his breast recline.

credits

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 & Acoustic Guitar: Matt Foreman
Backing vocals: Jenn LaValley & Larisa Forest
Soprano Sax: Rick Rigall
Drums and Percussion: Wesley Rast
Bass: Madison Rast
Choir vocals: Bette Ferris, Kathy DiMarino, David DiMarino, Grant Birchard, Karen Dalby, Gabi Tanis

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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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