Hymn – Not in Me

NOT IN ME
No list of sins I have not done
No list of virtues I pursue
No list of those I am not like
Can earn myself a place with You

O God, be merciful to me–I am a sinner through and through!
My only hope of righteousness is not in me, no fervent prayer
No lifted hands, no tearful song
No recitation of the truth
Can justify a single wrong
My righteousness is Jesus’ life
My debt was paid by Jesus’ death
My weary load was borne by Him And He alone can give me rest

No separation from the world
No work I do, no gift I give
Can cleanse my conscience, cleanse my hands;
I cannot cause my soul to live

But Jesus died and rose again–the power of death is overthrown!
My God is merciful to me
And merciful in Christ alone

My righteousness is Jesus’ life
My debt was paid by Jesus’ death
My weary load was borne by Him And He alone can give me rest
Yes, He alone can give me rest