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Jesus Will Let You In

Come to the Father's house

Author: Aldine S. Kieffer
Tune: [Come to the Father's house]
Published in 23 hymnals

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1 Come to our Father’s house,
Come, ere the day be gone;
Tempests are gath’ring fast,
Darkness is coming on.

Refrain:
Fly, for the tempest is coming,
Sweeping the fields of sin;
Knock at the portals of mercy,
Jesus will let you in.

2 Look at the weary way,
Look where thy feet have trod;
Finding no rest nor peace,
Wand’ring away from God. [Refrain]

3 Darker thy pathway grows,
Soon will the night come down;
Fiercely the lightnings flash,
Darker the tempests frown. [Refrain]

4 Fly from the fields of sin,
Fly for the life today;
Fly to our Father’s house,
Enter the narrow way. [Refrain]

5 Here will Thy soul find rest,
Safe from each angry blast;
Here find a perfect peace,—
Joys that forever last. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #226

Author: Aldine S. Kieffer

Full name Aldine Silliman Kiefer Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come to the Father's house
Title: Jesus Will Let You In
Author: Aldine S. Kieffer
Source: Pentecostal Hymns No. 1, by Henry Date (Chicago, Illinois: The Hope Publishing Company, 1894)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Fly, for the tempest is coming
Copyright: Public Domain

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