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Answer yes, to the Spirit

Hearken now to the voice of the Spirit

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [Hearken now to the voice of the Spirit]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hearken now to the voice of the Spirit,
That is calling to life and light,
You have oft answered, no, to his pleading;
Oh, my brother, say, yes, tonight.

Answer, yes, yes, yes, to the Spirit;
Answer, yes, yes, yes, to the Spirit tonight.
Do not grieve him away and lose heaven for aye;
Answer, yes, to the Spirit tonight.

2 He is striving to lead you to Jesus,
No not longer his plea resist,
But tonight while to you he is speaking
In the service of Christ enlist. [Refrain]

3 He will give you a peace passing knowledge,
And a gladness untold bestow.
When so sweet are the joys that he offers,
Can you still to his call say, no? [Refrain]

4 Yield, oh, yield to the Spirit’s entreaty
And no longer God’s mercy slight;
As he asks you to turn to the Saviour,
Won’t you freely say, yes, tonight. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Revival Power #64

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hearken now to the voice of the Spirit
Title: Answer yes, to the Spirit
Author: Jennie Wilson
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Heralds of Grace #d27

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Songs for Work and Worship #144

Songs of Conquest No. l #d24

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Songs of Faith and Hope Number 2 #17

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Songs of Revival Power #64

Songs of the Soul No. 2 #d36

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Spirit and Life No. 2 #16

The Epworth Hymnal No. 3 #d70

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