Come now to Jesus, he calleth thee

Come now to Jesus, he calleth thee

Author: Herbert Buffum
Tune: [Come now to Jesus, he calleth thee]
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1 Come now to Jesus, he calleth thee;
He died to save thee on Calvary.
Come to his bleeding side,
Plunge 'neath the crimson tide,
His arms are open wide,
Come now to Him!

2 Come now to Jesus, bow at his cross,
And for the Master count all else dross
He is a faithful friend,
On him you can depend,
He'll keep you to the end,
Come now to Him!

3 Come now to Jesus, no longer wait,
Come now to Jesus, ere it's too late.
"Spirit and bride say come,"
Soon life's short race is run;
If you would hear, "Well done!"
Come now to Him!

Source: Songs of Grace and Glory: A New and Inspiring Selection of Sacred Songs for Evangelical Use and General Worship #69

Author: Herbert Buffum

Herbert Buffum was born in La Fayette, Illinois 13 November 1879. He became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He started preaching at seventeen years of age. He did city mission work up and down the Pacific Coast and later in small towns in Kansas. He began publishing hymns at the age of eighteen. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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Author: Herbert Buffum

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