Calling, Gently Calling

In the midnight silent watches

Author: J. M. Lyons
Tune: [In the midnight silent watches]
Published in 5 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 In the midnight silent watches,
What a wondrous voice I hear!
Charming accents sweet and tender,
Music like salute mine ear.

Calling, gently calling,
Wondrous accents, sweet and mild!
Calling, for he loves me:
He loves a little child.

2 Blessed Lord, O great Creator,
How I wonder, can it be,
He that built the starry mansion
Doth regard a child like me. [Chorus]

3 There again I hear thee calling,
In such tender accents near;
Here am I! oh, yes I listen:
Speak, and I will gladly hear. [Chorus]

4 Speak, O Lord, thy servant heareth;
Help thou me to understand;
Here I wait to do thy errands,
And obey, Lord, thy command. [Chorus]

Source: Living Hymns: for use in the Sabbath School, Christian Endeavor Meetings, the church & home #211

Author: J. M. Lyons

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Text Information

First Line: In the midnight silent watches
Title: Calling, Gently Calling
Author: J. M. Lyons
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Calling, gently calling
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #1678
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