I Will Arise and Go

Come unto me, the Savior is pleading

Author: Maud Frazer Jackson
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 "Come unto Me," the Savior is pleading,
"Weary with sin and woe;"
I cannot stay, His kind voice unheeding,
I will arise and go.

Chorus:
I will arise, I will arise,
I will arise and go;
Out on the way the Father will meet me,
I will arise and go.

2 Oh, can it be that still there is pardon,
Tho' I have grieved Him so?
Yes, for His blood was shed to save sinners,
I will arise and go. [Chorus]

3 Weary am I, for long have I struggled,
Striving to down he foe;
Only the grace of Jesus can save me,
I will arise and go. [Chorus]

4 I will arise, the Savior will help me,
Strength for my need bestow;
Home to the Father's infinite mercy,
I will arise and go. [Chorus]

5 Why should I stay where ever my spirit
Hunger and thirst must know;
There is for me a feast now awaiting,
I will arise and go. [Chorus]



Source: The Victory: a collection of popular Sunday school songs new and old #131

Author: Maud Frazer Jackson

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First Line: Come unto me, the Savior is pleading
Title: I Will Arise and Go
Author: Maud Frazer Jackson
Refrain First Line: I will arise, I will arise
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Victory: a collection of popular Sunday school songs new and old #131

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