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Come to Me

Come to me, come to me, Hear the Savior pleading

Author: Rev. W. G. Cooper
Tune: [Come to Me, Come to Me] (Dortch)
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Rev. W. G. Cooper

Rv William Gustin Cooper USA 1861-1938. Born in Evansville, WI, he married Mabel Luella Cooper. He became a Baptist minister having pastorates in Hortonville Village, WI, 1897 – 1901, and later in Ira, VT, in 1922. He also conducted camp meetings. He wrote a number of hymn lyrics and a few tunes. He died in Canton, ME. Note: In a campmeeting service in 1889, when the service was over, a lyricist, Warren Cornell, sat writing a poem. As he left the site, he dropped the paper he was writing and didn't notice it. An hour or or so later, Rev. Cooper came in to tidy up the tent area for the next service, saw the paper, picked it up and read it, and was so inspired by the words, that he finished writing the text and went to the organ… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come to me, come to me, Hear the Savior pleading
Title: Come to Me
Author: Rev. W. G. Cooper
Refrain First Line: Though your sins may be like scarlet
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Dortch's Gospel Voices #305

Down at the Cross #d50

Go Ye Therefore No. 2 #d14

Our Cumberland Presbyterian Hymnal #d52

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