NOT WHAT MY HANDS HAVE DONE


We sang this beautiful song by Horatius Bonar during Lord’s Day worship this morning.

NOT WHAT MY HANDS HAVE DONE

“By grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God, not of works, lest any man should boast.” Eph 2: 8-9

Not what my hands have done can save my guilty soul;
Not what my toiling flesh has borne can make my spirit whole.
Not what I feel or do can give me peace with God;
Not all my prayers and sighs and tears can bear my awful load.

Your voice alone, O Lord, can speak to me of grace;
Your power alone, O Son of God, can all my sin erase.
No other work but Yours, no other blood will do;
No strength but that which is divine can bear me safely through.

I praise the Christ of God; I rest on love divine;
And with unfaltering lip and heart I call this Savior mine.
My Lord has saved my life and freely pardon gives;
I love because He first loved me, I live because He lives.

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