He Calleth for Thee

He is calling thee, my brother, He is calling thee today

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [He is calling thee, my brother, He is calling thee today]
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 He is calling thee, my brother, He is calling thee today,
Why from Him in cold and hunger wilt thou roam?
He so patiently entreateth thee no longer to delay,
For there's food and shelter waiting thee at home.

Chorus:
He is calling,
He is calling,
He is calling thee, my brother, to come home,
He is calling,
He is calling,
He is calling thee, my brother, to come home.

2 Now arise and say, "My Father, I have sinn'd and griev'd Thee sore,
I have spurned Thy loving favor many years;
Oh, have mercy, I beseech Thee, Thy forgiveness I implore;
With a pardon banish all my doubts and fears. [Chorus]

3 Ere thou reachest home He'll see thee and will hasten thee to greet,
With His arms outstretched to clasp thee to His breast;
He will gladly give thee welcome and with tenderness will meet;
Thou at home wilt be thy Father's favored guest. [Chorus]

4 He will spread for thee a banquet, all the saved will join the throng,
He will clothe thee in a robe of righteousness;
All the saints and angels gather round the throne will sing the song
Of redemption—and the Father's name will bless. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #151

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

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Text Information

First Line: He is calling thee, my brother, He is calling thee today
Title: He Calleth for Thee
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He is calling
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Timeline

Instances

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Bilhorn's Male Chorus No. l. (Pocket ed. Columbian issue) #68

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Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #151

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Golden Grain: No. 1: for Sabbath schools, gospel meetings, etc. #64

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Soul Winning Songs #60

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Sun-Shine Songs for the Sunday School #184

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d106

The Gospel Call, Part Two. Rev. #d55

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