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Thy Saviour Calls Thee

Come home! The Shepherd’s eager call

Author: E. A. Trevor
Tune: [Come home! The Shepherd’s eager call]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Come home! The Shepherd’s eager call,
Rings out upon the mountains cold,
Come home! Its echoes rise and fall,
To lead the wand’rer to the fold.

Refrain:
Come home! Thy Saviour calls thee come!
Come home! Thy way is dark and lone,
Come home! Thy Father loves thee— come!
Come home! O wand’ring one, come home!

2 Come home! O wanderer, rejoice!
Thy Shepherd’s call is wondrous sweet,
He guides the lost ones with His voice;
And homeward brings the weary feet. [Refrain]

3 Come home! And rest within the fold,
Lie down beside the waters still,
Raptures of love as yet untold,
Thy hungry, weary soul shall fill. [Refrain]

Source: The Voice of Thanksgiving #91

Author: E. A. Trevor

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Text Information

First Line: Come home! The Shepherd’s eager call
Title: Thy Saviour Calls Thee
Author: E. A. Trevor
Refrain First Line: Come home! Thy Savior calls thee come
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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The Voice of Thanksgiving #91

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