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Come Unto Me Saith Jesus

Representative Text

1. "Come unto me," saith the crucified One,
My blood I shed, My life I give."
Hark! He is risen from death and the grave,
"Come unto me and live."

Chorus:
"Come unto me, oh come unto me,
'Tis life everlasting I give,"
Then come, weary one, while yet he calls,
Forever with Him to live.

2 All who are sad and forsaken, give heed,
The sick the poor, the lost and blind,
Comfort and pardon and healing you need,
Oh! come and you shall find. [Chorus]

3 All who are walking in sunshine today,
The glad and free, untouched by care,
Jesus is calling to come while you may,
His greater joy to share. [Chorus]

4 Jesus, Redeemer, we come unto Thee,
We hear Thy voice, Thy loving voice,
Keep and defend us and teach us thy way,
And make us to rejoice. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #72

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come unto me, saith the crucified One
Title: Come Unto Me Saith Jesus
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: "Come unto me, oh come unto me

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Crowning Glory No. 1 #72

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d59

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