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Calling me

I can hear my Savior's gentle voice

Author: Laura E. Newell
Tune: [I can hear my Savior's gentle voice]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I can hear my Savior’s gentle voice,
Calling me, calling me!
Shall I heed his summons and rejoice
From sin’s bondage evermore to be free?

I can hear my Savior’s voice,
I will make him now my choice,
To his loving arms I’ll free,
For ‘tis Jesus calling me.

2 Still he pleads in tones so low and sweet,
Calling me, calling me!
Bids me kneel before the mercy-seat,
Saying, Master, I’ll with joy follow thee. [Chorus]

3 I will harken to the voice divine,
Calling me, calling me!
I will claim his promise to be mine
Till in glory I his beauty shall see. [Chorus]

Source: Songs for Work and Worship #138

Author: Laura E. Newell

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1854, New Marl­bo­rough, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Oc­to­ber 13, 1916, Man­hat­tan, Kan­sas. Daughter of Mr. and Edward A. Pixley, but orphaned as an infant, Laura was adopted by her aunt, then Mrs. Hiram Mabie, who at the time lived in New York. In 1858, the Mabie family moved to a farm south of where Wamego, Kansas, now stands. Two years after the move, Mr. Mabie died, and his wife resumed teaching. In 1860, Mrs. Mabie accepted a position in Topeka, Kansas, where she taught many years. Under her tutelage, Laura received her education. As early as age 12, Laura was writing rhymes, and two years later her poems began to appear in local newspapers. She had no thought of a literary career; she simply wrote… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I can hear my Savior's gentle voice
Title: Calling me
Author: Laura E. Newell
Copyright: Public Domain



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Songs for Work and Worship #138

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The Voice of Melody #14

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