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Are You Coming

Are you coming to the Savior now

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Tune: [Are you coming to the Savior now]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Are you coming to the Savior now,
In the brightness of your youthful days?
Are you coming at His feet to bow
And to offer Him your thankful praise?

Refrain:
Are you coming?
Are you coming?
Will you not His pard’ning mercy crave?
Are you coming?
Are you coming?
Are you coming while He waits to save?

2 Are you coming to the Savior now,
While ‘tis easy to forsake the wrong?
Will you follow where He leads the way,
Will you gladly unto Him belong? [Refrain]

3 Are you coming to the Savior now,
While the door of mercy open stands?
Do not linger! soon ‘twill be too late,
Yield yourself unto the Lord’s commands. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #78

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Rv Eden Reeder Latta USA 1839-1915. Born at Haw Patch, IN, the son of a Methodist minister, (also a boyhood friend of hymn writer Willam A Ogden) he became a school teacher. During the American Civil War he preached for the Manchester Methodist Church and other congregations (possibly as a circuit rider filling empty pulpits). In 1863 he married Mary Elizabeth Wright, and they had five children: Arthur, Robert, Jennie, two others. He taught for the public schools of Manchester, and later Colesburg, IA. He moved to Guttenberg, IA, in the 1890s, and continued writing song lyrics for several major gospel composers, including William Ogden, James McGranahan, James Fillmore, and Edmund Lorenz. He wrote 1600+ songs and hymns, many being wi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Are you coming to the Savior now
Title: Are You Coming
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Refrain First Line: Are you coming?
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gospel Carols #46

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Gospel Herald in Song #78

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Sunshine No. 2 #122

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