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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.

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 - 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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