« PreviousContinue »
yearning, To His lov - ing arms return-ing, Give thy wandering o'er.
Copyright, 1892, by John R. Swoney.
COME UNTO ME, YE WEARY.
“ Vox Jesu.” 7. 6. 7. 6. D. WILLIAM CHATTERTON Dix, (1837–
) 1867. Rev. John Bacchus Dykes, (1828–1876) 1875.
1. Soft - ly and ten - der - ly Je - sus is call-ing, Call-ing for 2. Why should we tar - ry when Je - sus is pleading, Pleading for 3. O for the won - der ful love He has promised, Promised for
you and for me; See! at the por-tals He's waiting and watching, you and for me? Why should we linger and heed not His mercies, you and for me; Though we have sinned He has mercy and par-don,
Note. In the first edition this hymn is No. 179,
Je - sus is call - ing, Call-ing, “O sin-ner come home!”
By per. Will L. Thompson & Co., East Liverpool, O., and Thompson Music Co., Chicago, Ill.
GOD CALLING YET! SHALL I NOT HEAR?
“ Clolata.” GERHARD TERSTEEGEN, (1697—1769) 1735, TR. BY MRS. SARAH FINDLATER, née BORTHWICK, (1813–1897) 1855.
W. St. Clair Palmer, 1893.
1. God call-ing yet! shall I not hear? Earth's pleasure shall I 2. God call-ing yet! shall I not rise ? Can I His lov - ing 3. God call-ing yet! and shall He knock, And I my heart the
4 God calling yet! and shall I give 5 God calling yet! I cannot stay;
I HEARD THE VOICE OF JESUS SAY.
“ Vox Dilecti." C. M. D. Rev. HORATIUS BONAR, (1808–1889) 1846.
Rev. John Bacchus Dykes, (1823—1876) 1868.
Lay down, thou wear-y one, lay down Thy head up-on My breast.”
I found in Him a rest - ing-place, And He has made me glad. My thirst was quenched, my soul revived, And now I live in Him.
And in that light of life I'll walk Till travelling days are done. A-men.
Note.- In the first edition this hymn is No. 178.