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Behold the Savior standing at the door

Behold the Savior standing at the door

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [Behold the Savior standing at the door]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Behold the Saviour standing at the door!
With pierced hands He knocketh o’er and o’er!
All your life He waits to fill;
His to work, to do, to will;
O let Him in, O let Him in!

O let Him in, O let Him in!
Life of God is He,
Let Him in, O let Him in!
Life He brings to you.

2 O let Him in! your sins He will remove,
He will prepare for you a feast of love;
All the darkness will depart
When you let Him in your heart;
O let Him in, O let Him in! [Refrain]

3 O let Him in! from all your struggles cease;
O let Him in, He brings thee joy and peace;
Hope of glory will He be,
As He lives His life in thee;
O let Him in, O let Him in! [Refrain]

Source: Revival Hymns: a Collection of New and Standard Hymns for Gospel and social meetings, Sunday schools and Young People's Societies #64

Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Behold the Savior standing at the door
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Refrain First Line: Let him in, O let him in