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Hear him calling

Are you staying, safely staying

Author: M. B. C. Slade
Tune: [Are you staying, safely staying]
Published in 32 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Are you staying, safely staying,
In the tender Shepherd's peaceful fold?
No, I'm straying, sadly straying,
On the lonely mountains, dark and cold.

On your ear his loving tones are falling,
For he seeks you, wheresoe'er you roam,
Hear him, calling, sweetly calling,
As he bids his wandering sheep come home.

2 Are you hearing, gladly hearing,
How he bid his folded flock rejoice?
No, I'm fearing, sadly fearing,
I have followed far the stranger's voice. [Refrain]

3 Are you roaming, longer roaming,
In the cold, dark night of doubt and sin?
No, I'm coming, quickly coming!
Open door! make haste to let me in! [Refrain]

Source: The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #65

Author: M. B. C. Slade

Mary Bridges Canedy Slade, 1826-1882 Born: Jan­u­a­ry 18, 1826, Fall Ri­ver, Mass­a­chu­setts. Died: Ap­ril 15, 1882, Fall Ri­ver, Mass­a­chu­setts. Buried: Som­er­set, Mass­a­chu­setts. A min­is­ter’s wife and teach­er, Slade was as­sist­ant ed­it­or of The New Eng­land Journal of Ed­u­ca­tion. Lyrics-- Beautiful Christ­mas Beyond This Land of Part­ing Footprints of Je­sus Gathering Home Hark, the Gen­tle Voice Kingdom Is Com­ing, The Loved One, Fare­well Once o’er Ju­dea’s Hills by Night Over Jor­dan Tell It Again Ten Vir­gins, The There’s a Fount­ain Free Who at My Door Is Stand­ing? --hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Are you staying, safely staying
Title: Hear him calling
Author: M. B. C. Slade
Refrain First Line: On your ear his loving tones are falling



Instances (1 - 32 of 32)
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Calvary Songs #298

Children's Hosannas #d3

Christian Hymns #d18

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Crowning Day No. 3 #87

Echoes of Zion Nos. 1 & 2 #d12

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Gates Ajar #68

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Good News #120

Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d18

Harvest Bells No.2 #d7

Harvest Bells No. 2 #d5

Heavenly Tidings #d4

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #847

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d30

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #847

Lasting Hymns No. 2 #d14

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Light and Life #80

Living Songs for the Sunday School, the Epworth League, Prayer Meetings, Revivals #d5

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New Life #108

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Praise Book #26

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Prayer and Praise #229

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Quartette #285

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Redeemer's Praise #60

Sacred Songking, a New Song Book for Revivals #d10

Spiritual Evangel #d8

Sunday School and Revival Songs No.2 #d13

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Tears and Triumphs No. 3 #72

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The Christian Sunday School Hymnal #65

The Lily #d2

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The New Hymn Book #361

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The Revival No. 3 #136

The Select Hymn and Song Book #d17

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