Come to Jesus, ye who wander

Come to Jesus, ye who wander

Author: Anna Shipton
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Come to Jesus, ye who wander
Far from hope, and peace, and rest;
Scorned, neglected, and forsaken,
Sorrowful, and sore distressed.
Come to Jesus, come to Jesus,
Ye of fear and sin oppressed.

2 Come to Jesus, y who never
Listened to his word before;
Hear his loving invitation
Sweetly sounding o'er and o'er;
Come to Jesus, come to Jesus,
And behold your sins no more.

3 Come to Jesus! He hath love you
With a deep, abounding love;
And His heart of tend’rest pity
Needs no sacrifice to move.
Come to Jesus, come to Jesus,
And his free salvation prove.

4 Come to Jesus, Canaan's country
Is the pilgrim's happy home;
Linger not in Egypt's bondage,
Sharon of the sinner's doom;
Come to Jesus, come to Jesus,
Hark! the Spirit whispers, come.

5 Come! Oh come! The Master waiteth:
Come! the longing Bride doth say:
Come! He tarries whilst we linger;
He hath borne our sins away.
Come to Jesus, come to Jesus,
Come, the Spirit cries, today.

Source: Pearls of Praise #110

Author: Anna Shipton

Shipton, Anna. Concerning this writer we can ascertain no details beyond the fact that she published:— (1) Whispers in the Palms. Hymns and Meditations. London, W. Yapp, 1855; second edition, augmented, 1857. (2) Precious Gems for the Saviour's Diadem, 1862. (3) The Brook in the Way; Original Hymns, 1864. (4) Tell Jesus: Recollections of E. Gosse. (5) The Cottage on The Hock, an Allegory. Also other smaller books. Her hymns in common use include:— i. From her Whispers in the Palms, 1855-57. 1. Down in the pleasant pastures. The Good Shepherd. 2. Father, My cup is full. Gethsemane. 3. How shall I praise Thee, O my God? Praise. 4. Jesus, Master, hear my cry. Blind Bartimaeus. ii. From her other Works. 5. Call them… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come to Jesus, ye who wander
Author: Anna Shipton



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