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Come to Jesus! He will save you Though your sins as crimson glow

Come to Jesus! He will save you Though your sins as crimson glow

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Tune: [Come to Jesus, He will save you]
Published in 36 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. Come to Jesus, He will save you,
Though your sins as crimson glow,
If you give your heart to Jesus,
He will make it white as snow.

Refrain
Come to Jesus! Come to Jesus!
Come to Jesus! come today!
Come to Jesus! Come to Jesus!
Come to Jesus! come, come today!

2. Come to Jesus do not tarry,
Enter in at mercy’s gate,
O delay not till the morrow,
Lest Thy coming be too late. [Refrain]

3. Come to Jesus, dying sinner,
Other Savior there is none,
He will share with you His glory,
When your pilgrimage is done. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1063

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Rv Eden Reeder Latta USA 1839-1915. Born at Haw Patch, IN, the son of a Methodist minister, (also a boyhood friend of hymn writer Willam A Ogden) he became a school teacher. During the American Civil War he preached for the Manchester Methodist Church and other congregations (possibly as a circuit rider filling empty pulpits). In 1863 he married Mary Elizabeth Wright, and they had five children: Arthur, Robert, Jennie, two others. He taught for the public schools of Manchester, and later Colesburg, IA. He moved to Guttenberg, IA, in the 1890s, and continued writing song lyrics for several major gospel composers, including William Ogden, James McGranahan, James Fillmore, and Edmund Lorenz. He wrote 1600+ songs and hymns, many being wi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come to Jesus! He will save you Though your sins as crimson glow
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Refrain First Line: Come to Jesus
Publication Date: 1878
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #1063
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Sacred Selections for the Church #599

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