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Come, Every One Who Is Thirsty

Ho, everyone that is thirsty in spirit

Author: Lucy Rider Meyer
Tune: [Ho! everyone that is thirsty in spirit]
Published in 33 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Come every one who is thirsty in spirit;
Come, every one who is weary and sad.
Come to the fountain, there’s fullness in Jesus -
All that you’re longing for; Come and be glad!

Refrain:
"I will pour water on him that is thirsty;
I will pour floods upon the dry ground.
Open your heart for the gifts I am bringing;
While ye are seeking Me I will be found."

2 Child of the world, are you tired of your bondage?
Weary of earth-joys, so false, so untrue?
Thirsting for God and His fullness of blessing?
List to the promise, a message for you. [Refrain]

3 Child of the Kingdom, be filled with the Spirit!
Nothing but fullness thy longing can meet.
’Tis the enduement for life and for service.
Thine is the promise, so certain, so sweet! [Refrain]

Source: The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #720

Author: Lucy Rider Meyer

Lucy Jane Rider Meyer MD USA 1849-1922. Born at New Haven, VT, she became an author, social worker, teacher, and physician. She attended the New Hampton Literary Institution (a college prep school) and the Upham Theological Seminary. She also went to Oberlin College, graduating in 1872 with her degree in literary studies. In 1873 she entered the Women’s Medical College of PA, but withdrew after two years. She intended to become a Methodist medical missionary, but changed her mind after her then-fiance died in 1875. She did not get her medical degree until 1887, when she obtained it from the Women’s Medical College of Chicago. In 1884 she taught Bible at the Dwight L Moody Young Ladies Seminary, Northfield, MA. In 1885 she met a… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ho, everyone that is thirsty in spirit
Title: Come, Every One Who Is Thirsty
Author: Lucy Rider Meyer
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I will pour water on him that is thirsty
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #2496
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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Hymns of the Christian Life #243

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Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #337

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The Celebration Hymnal #720

The Christian Life Hymnal #226

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The Cyber Hymnal #2496

Include 28 pre-1979 instances
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