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Jesus at the door

Hear the gentle voice that calls thee

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Hear the gentle voice that calls thee]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Hear the gentle voice that calls thee,
Come and see, come and see;
Jesus at the door of mercy
Waits for thee, waits for thee.
To a kindly shelter nigh,
Hate, O, haste thee, quickly fly.

Oh! the Saviour is standing at the door,
Oh! the Saviour is standing at the door—
Wilt thou enter in, he will cleanse thy sin,
Oh! the Saviour is standing at the door.

2 Art thou hungry? he will give thee
Living bread, living bread;
Lo! a table now before thee,
Richly spread, richly spread;
When such heavenly food is thine,
Wilt thou in a desert pine? [Refrain]

3 Art thou thirsty? cooling water,
Pure and free, pure and free,
From the spring of life eternal,
Flows for thee, flows for thee,
Trav’ler, drink, O, drink again,
Healing balm for ev’ry pain. [Refrain]

4 Art thou weary? lay thy burden
At the cross, at the cross;
Count the world and all its pleasures
Only dross, only dross;
Come to Jesus, wounded soul,
He alone can make thee whole. [Refrain]

Source: On Joyful Wing : A Book of Praise and Song #37

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hear the gentle voice that calls thee
Title: Jesus at the door
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: O the Savior is standing



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chapel Treasures (Christ Chapel Sabbath-School, Lebanon, PA) #173Page Scan
Notes of Gladness #d36
On Joyful Wing : A Book of Praise and Song #37TextAudioPage Scan
Pure Gold for the Sunday School #d41
Temple Trio: comprising "On Joyful Wing", "Melodious Sonnets" and "Precious Hymns" #37Page Scan
The Highway Hymnal: a choice collection of popular hymns and music, new and old. Arranged for the work in camp, convention, church and home #105Page Scan