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I heard my master gently say

I heard my master gently say

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Tune: [I heard my Master gently say]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 I heard my Master gently say,
“Come back to Me, come back to Me;”
Tho’ thou hast left My chosen way,
“Come back, come back to me.”
Tho’ I had left my Friend so true,
And lost the joy that once I knew,
He call’d in love and pity too,
“Come back, come back to me.”

Come back, come back,
Thy loving voice no longer pleads in vain;
I’ll seek Thy loving arms again;
Come back, come back.

2 Tho’ I had strayed, His voice I heard,
“Come back to Me, come back to Me;”
Could I reject His loving word?
“Come back, come back to me.”
My sorrows He had helped me bear,
He kept me in His tender care,
To plead for pardon do I dare?
“Come back, come back to me.” [Refrain]

3 I slighted Him, He called me still,
“Come back to Me, come back to Me;”
How sweet it is to do His will,
Lord, I come back to Thee.
Now bid my ev’ry ear depart,
And give me peace within my heart,
I’ll nevermore from Thee depart,
Lord, I have come to Thee. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #55

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I heard my master gently say
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Refrain First Line: Come back, come back, thy loving voice
Copyright: Public Domain


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Gospel Gems Number 1 #55

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