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124. I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say

I heard the voice of Jesus say,
"Come unto me and rest;
Lay down, thou weary one,
Lay down Thy head upon my breast."
I came to Jesus as I was,
Weary, and worn, and sad;
I found in him a resting-place,
And he has made me glad.

I heard the voice of Jesus say,
"Behold, I freely give
The living water; thirsty one,
Stoop down and drink, and live."
I came to Jesus, and I drank
Of that life-giving stream;
My thirst was quenched, my soul revived,
And now I live in him.

I heard the voice of Jesus say,
"I am this dark world's light;
Look unto me, thy morn shall rise,
And all thy day be bright."
I looked to Jesus, and I found
In him my Star, my Sun;
And in that light of life I'll walk
Till traveling days are done.

Text Information
First Line: I heard the voice of Jesus say
Title: I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
Author: Horatius Bonar (1846)
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 8.6.8.6.D.
Scripture: Matthew 11:29
Topic: Darkness; Light; Living Christ
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: THIRD MODE
Composer: Thomas Tallis (1567)
Meter: 8.6.8.6.D.
Key: a minor



Media
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