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Come unto me and I will give you rest

Come unto me and I will give you rest

Tune: [“Come unto Me and I will give you rest”]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 “Come unto Me and I will give you rest;”
What blessed words to weary ones addressed!
They come from Him who knew the depth of woe,
And felt for sinners as none here below.

2 “Come unto Me;” yes, come in all your sin!
Through Jesus blood the vile may enter in,
May come to God, by perfect grace thus led,
Assured that for themselves that blood was shed.

3 “Come unto Me;” yes, God Himself says “Come!”
He sees afar and runs to welcome home
Unworthy sinners, who have nought to plead
But God's own love, and their exceeding need.

4 “Come unto Me;” oh, blessed open door
For those who but for Christ had hoped no more!
Oh, love of God! told out in full extent,
When Jesus to those depths of darkness went!

Source: Evangelistic Songs #54

Text Information

First Line: Come unto me and I will give you rest

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Evangelistic Songs #54

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Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #223

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Hymns of Grace and Truth #237

Hymns of Grace and Truth. 2nd ed. #d58

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