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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 31 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full 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 - 31 of 31)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Children's Hosannas #d3
Christian Hymns #d18
Crowning Day No. 3 #87Page Scan
Echoes of Zion Nos. 1 & 2 #d12
Gates Ajar: a collection of hymns and tunes for use in Sunday schools, praise and prayer meetings #68Page Scan
Good News : or songs and tunes for Sunday schools, Christian associations, and special meetings #120Page Scan
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
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #847Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d30
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #847Page Scan
Lasting Hymns No. 2 #d14
Light and Life: a collection of new hymns and tunes for sunday schools, prayer meetings, praise meetings and revival meetings #80Page Scan
Living Songs for the Sunday School, the Epworth League, Prayer Meetings, Revivals #d5
Living Songs for the Sunday School, the Epworth League, Prayer Meetings, Revivals ... #d5
New Life: or, Songs and Tunes for Sunday-Schools, Prayer Meetings, and Private Occasions #108Page Scan
Praise Book #26Page Scan
Prayer and Praise: or Hymns and Tunes for Prayer Meetings, Praise Meetings, Experience Meetings, Revivals, Missionary Meetings and all special occasions of Christian work and worship #229Page Scan
Quartette: containing Songs for the Ransomed, Songs of Love Peace and Joy, Gems of Gospel Song, Salvation Echoes, with one hundred choice selections added #285Page Scan
Redeemer's Praise: for the Sunday-school, church and family #60Page Scan
Sacred Songking, a New Song Book for Revivals #d10
Spiritual Evangel: a Book of Songs with Soul Appeal #d8
Sunday School and Revival Songs No.2 #d13
Tears and Triumphs No. 3 #72Page Scan
The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #65TextAudioPage Scan
The Lily #d2
The New Hymn Book: a Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #361Page Scan
The Revival No. 3: Suitable for All Kinds of Religious Meetings #136Page Scan
The Select Hymn and Song Book #d17
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