Come, with me visit Calvary

Come, with me visit Calvary

Author: John Lawley
Published in 3 hymnals

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COME, with me visit Calvary
Where our redeemer died;
His blood now fills the fountain,
‘Tis deep, ‘tis full, ‘tis wide.
He died from sin to sever
Our hearts and lives complete;
He saves and keeps for ever
Those living at his feet.

Refrain:
Calvary’s stream is flowing,
Calvary’s stream is flowing;
Flowing so free for you and me;
Calvary’s stream is flowing;.

Refrain:
To the uttermost he saves,
To the uttermost he saves;
Dare you now believe
And his love receive?
To the uttermost he saves.

2 God’s great, free, full salvation
Is offered here and now;
Complete blood-bought redemption
Can be obtained by you.
Reach out faith’s hand, now claiming,
The cleansing flood will flow;
Look up just now, believing,
His fulness you shall know.

3 I will surrender fully
And do my Saviour’s will;
He shall now make me holy
And with himself me fill.
He’s saving, I’m believing,
This blessing now I claim;
His Spirit I’m receiving,
My heart is in a flame.

4 I’ve wondrous peace through trusting,
A well of joy within;
This rest is everlasting,
My days fresh triumphs win.
He gives me heavenly measure,
Pressed down and running o’er;
O what a priceless treasure,
Glory for evermore!


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #413

Author: John Lawley

Born: December 31, 1859, Foulden, Norfolk, England. Died: September 9, 1922, Watford, Hertfordshire, England. At his memorial service, Salvation Army General Bramwell Booth said, "He sang his way through this life and he will sing his way through Eternity." Buried: Abney Park Cemetery, London, England. Son of farm worker John Lawley, young John worked on farms until his family moved to Bradford, where he became an "engine-lad." He came to a Christ at a meeting in Pullan’s Theater in Bradford, and a few months later became a Christian Missions evangelist. He wrote his first Gospel song in 1878 while serving at Jarrow-on-Tyne. He went on to work at Salvation Army (SA) corps and divisions, with SA founder William Booth for over 20… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, with me visit Calvary
Author: John Lawley
Refrain First Line: To the uttermost he saves

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