734. Softy and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling

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1. Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling,
calling for you and for me;
see, on the portals he's waiting and watching,
watching for you and for me.
Refrain:
Come home, come home;
ye who are weary come home;
earnestly, tenderly, Jesus is calling,
calling, O sinner, come home!

2. Why should we tary 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)

3. O for the wonderful love he has promised,
promised for you and for me!
Though we have sinned, he has mercy and pardon,
pardon for you and for me.
(Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling
Title: Softy and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling
Author: Will Thompson, 1847-1909
Publication Date: 2000
Meter: 11 7 11 7 and refrain
Scripture: Luke 15:11-32
Topic: Forgiveness, Healing
Language: English
Refrain First Line: "Come home, come home!"
Tune Information
Name: THOMPSON
Composer: Will Thompson, 1847-1909
Meter: 11 7 11 7 and refrain
Key: G Major



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