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147. Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling

1 Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling,
calling for you and for me;
though we have sinned, he has mercy and pardon,
pardon for you and for me.

Refrain:
Come home, come home,
you who are weary, come home;
earnestly, tenderly Jesus is calling,
calling, O sinner, come home!

2 Why should we tarry when Jesus is pleading,
pleading for you and for me?
Why should we linger and heed not his mercies,
mercies for you and for me? (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling
Title: Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling
Author: Will L. Thompson (1880)
Publication Date: 1995
Meter: 11.7.11.7.Refrain
Topic: Service of the Word: Invitation Songs; The Service of the Word: Invitational Songs
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Come home, come home
Tune Information
Name: THOMPSON
Composer: Will L. Thompson
Meter: 11.7.11.7.Refrain
Key: G Major



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