Dear Friend of Hymnary,

As you know, we don't ask for money too often. But we're asking now.

So before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary going.

More than half a million people come here every month -- worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and more -- people who now have access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet thanks to this site. But keeping all of this afloat does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below, or you can send a check to Hymnary at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary team,
Harry Plantinga

228. The Messages of the Doves

1 The messengers tap on the windows,
The windows of the soul;
They carry this news from our Savior,
“I died that ye might be made whole.”

2 The messengers tap on the windows,
And beat their wings on the bars;
They carry this news to the sinner,
“You can be as bright as the stars.”

3 The messengers tap on the windows,
Three times they come and they go;
Jesus saith, “Though your sins be as scarlet,
Trust Me, I will make them like snow.”

4 The messengers tap on the windows;
“Behold, I freely forgive;
Whosoever will come, let him do so,
Partake of salvation and live.”

5 The messengers tap on the windows;
Sweet peace from our Savior they bring;
Sweet peace which is past understanding—
The window’s now open; come in.

Text Information
First Line: The messengers tap on the windows
Title: The Messages of the Doves
Author: F. R. (1912)
Meter: 9.8.9.8.8.8
Scripture: Revelation 3:20
Topic: Invitation
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Messages_of_the_Doves)
Tune Information
Name: [The messengers tap on the windows]
Composer: Florence Roberts (1912)
Harmonizer: Joel A. Erickson (2003)
Meter: 9.8.9.8.8.8
Key: D Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Messages_of_the_Doves)



Media
MIDI file: The_Messages_of_the_Doves.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Messages_of_the_Doves)




Advertisements