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Come, Lord, in mercy come again

Come, Lord, in mercy come again

Author: Nathaniel Colver
Published in 25 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Come, Lord, in mercy come again,
With Thy converting power;
The fields of Zion thirst for rain,
O send a gracious shower!

2 Our hearts are filled with sore distress,
While sinners all around
Are pressing on to endless death,
And no relief is found.

3 Dear Savior, come with quickening power,
Thy mourning people cry;
Salvation bring in mercy’s hour,
Nor let the sinner die.

4 Once more let converts throng Thy house,
And shouts of victory raise;
Then shall our griefs be turned to joy,
And sighs to songs of praise.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8751

Author: Nathaniel Colver

Colver, Nathaniel, D.D., an eminent preacher and abolitionist, born at Orwell, Vermont, 1794, and entered the Baptist Ministry in 1836, becoming successively Pastor at Boston, Detroit, Cincinnati, and Chicago. After the war, in 1865, he founded the Colver Institute at Richmond, Virginia. He died Sept. 25, 1870. In 1848 he contributed 17 hymns to Banvard's Christian Melodist, Boston, U.S; Of these the best known are:—“Come, Lord, in mercy come again," Lent; and " Weep for the lost! thy Saviour wept" (Sympathy), as in the Baptist Praise Book, N. Y., 1871, &c. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, Lord, in mercy come again
Author: Nathaniel Colver
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Enthrone him thy King and thy Savior
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #8751
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The Cyber Hymnal #8751

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