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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.

Refrain:
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

Timeline

Instances

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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