6029. The Shepherd Calls

1. The Shepherd stands at the open door—
He stands and waits for thee;
He’s calling now—has called before—
Oh, listen to His plea.

He’s calling, calling, calling you,
Turn now, today, make Him your choice;
He’s calling, calling calling you,
Oh, listen to the Shepherd’s voice.

2. He’s waiting at the outer gate—
The gate of the open fold;
Why linger then or hesitate?
His love cannot be told. [Refrain]

3. Yield Him your hand, and heart and love,
Obey the Shepherd’s call;
Be numbered in that fold above,
Give Him your life, your all. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: The Shepherd stands at the open door
Title: The Shepherd Calls
Author: Elmer E. Person (1905)
Source: Songs of Faith and Hope, by James M. Black (Cincinnati, Ohio: Jennings & Graham, 1905)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He's calling, calling, calling you
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [The Shepherd stands at the open door]
Composer: James Milton Black
Incipit: 53332 21611 44412
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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