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Jesus Waits for Thee

Representative Text

1 I heard the blessed Saviour say,
“Poor, weary child of grief,
Come unto me with all your woes,
And I will give relief.

Chorus:
He calls, and waits,
He calls, and waits,
O weary one He calls and waits for thee.

2 I hearkened to His tender cry,
And tremblingly obeyed;
He whispered in my list’ning ear,
“Thy ransom has been paid.” [Chorus]

3 O, what sweet comfort I have found;
How calm and sweet my rest;
How freely I confide my all,
And lean on Jesus’ breast. [Chorus]


Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #217

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel

Pseudonyms: C. D. Emerson, Charlotte G. Homer, S. B. Jackson, A. W. Lawrence, Jennie Ree… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I heard the blessed Savior say
Title: Jesus Waits for Thee
Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Refrain First Line: He calls and waits
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gospel Praise Book, enlarged ed. #d59

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Gospel Praise Book. #217

The Gem of Gems #d65

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