I Am a Great Complainer

DESCRIPTION: "I am a great complainer, that bears the name of Christ... I feel my faith declining...." The singer calls on Christ to repair (his) wavering faith and help (him) in (his) stumbling in a fast-moving world: "I am so full of folly, and have no time to pray"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1835 (Southern Harmony, according to Marilyn Kay Stulken, _Hymnal Companion to the Lutheran Book of Worship_, Fortress Press, 1981)
KEYWORDS: religious Jesus nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 647, "I Am a Great Complainer" (1 text)
Roud #7568
File: R647

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