11384. The Savior Is Bending

1 The Savior is bending above thee,
To hear what thy spirit will say,
To the tender embrace of His mercy and grace
Will the answer be "Yea, Lord," or "Nay"?
"I died for thee," sweetly He whispers,
See, here are the wounds in My hands;
Thy finger bring near, and touch without fear
The nail prints as o’er thee He stands.

Refrain:
The Savior is bending above thee,
To hear what thy spirit will say,
To the tender embrace of His mercy and grace,
Will the answer be "Yea, Lord," or "Nay"?

2 Look up in the face of the Savior,
The thorn crowned yet beautiful brow;
He waits the reply of thy tear-dimming eye,
Oh, what wilt thou answer Him now?
The Savior is bending above thee,
He asks for thy heart in return,
For the heart that He gave, to ransom and save,
Oh, will not thy glad spirit burn? [Refrain]

3 Thou hearest His offers of mercy,
The promise of pardon and peace;
Come, wilt thou not say to His voice a glad "Yea,"
And bid all thy waverings cease?
The Savior is bending above thee,
His quick ear awaits the glad word,
"Lord Jesus, today, I whisper my 'Yea,'
And know that my answer is heard." [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: The Savior is bending above thee
Title: The Savior Is Bending
Author: William Luff, 1850-?
Source: A different arrangement of these lyrics appeared in the Railway Signal Vol. XXII, no. 9, September 1904
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The Savior is bending above thee
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [The Savior is bending above thee]
Composer: Charles Reeves
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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