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Whosoever will

Hear the voice of Jesus say, I will give you rest

Author: J. B. Lemon
Tune: [Hear the voice of Jesus say]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hear the voice of Jesus say:
“I will give you rest;
Weary, heavy laden,
In me you shall be blest;
Take my yoke upon you,
And no longer roam;
Whosoever, Whosoever will, may freely come.”

‘Tis the Saviour calling, calling thee;
Blessed invitaion, O how full and free!
Whosoever, Whosoever will, may freely come.

2 With a righteous Pharisee,
Jesus sat at meat;
Mary Magdalene
Knelt weeping at his feet;
He would not reject her,
Tho’ outcast, forlorn,
“Whosoever, Whosoever will, may freely come.” [Refrain]

3 Come then to the Gospel-feast,
Lame, and halt, and blind;
He who seeks the Saviour,
The Saviour he shall find;
Tho’ thy tongue may falter
And thy lips be dumb,
“Whosoever, Whosoever will, may freely come.” [Refrain]

4 Whosoever will, may come;
Hear the Saviour say:
“Whosoever cometh, I will not cast away;”
While the door is open
To the heav’nly home,
“Whosoever, Whosoever will, may freely come.” [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #82

Author: J. B. Lemon

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Text Information

First Line: Hear the voice of Jesus say, I will give you rest
Title: Whosoever will
Author: J. B. Lemon
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the Savior calling, calling thee



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Devotional Songs #150

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Glorious Praise #82

Notes of Gladness #d37

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The Young People's Hymnal No. 3 #86

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