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Jesus is Passing This Way

Is there a sinner awaiting Mercy and pardon today

Author: E. A. Hoffman
Tune: [Is there a sinner awaiting]
Published in 35 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Is there a sinner awaiting
Mercy and pardon today?
Welcome the news that we bring Him,
"Jesus is pass [sic] this way!"
Coming in love and in mercy,
Pardon and peace to bestow,
Coming to save the poor sinner
From His heart-anguish and woe.

Chorus:
Jesus is passing this way
Today, today!
While He is near, O believe Him,
Open your heart to receive Him,
For Jesus is passing this way,
Is passing this way today.

2 Brother, the Master is waiting,
Waiting to freely forgive;
Why not this moment accept Him,
Trust in His grace and live?
He is so tender and precious,
He is so near you today;
Open your heart to receive Him,
While He is passing this way. [Chorus]

3 Yes, He is coming to bless you
While in contrition you bow;
Coming from sin to redeem you,
Ready to save you now;
Can you refuse the salvation
Jesus is offering here?
Open your heart to admit Him,
While He is coming so near. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #162

Author: E. A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Is there a sinner awaiting Mercy and pardon today
Title: Jesus is Passing This Way
Author: E. A. Hoffman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus is passing this way
Publication Date: 1878
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 35 of 35)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Best Hymns No. 2 #d61
Best Hymns: from all the books and new ones to be made the best: selections from over one hundred of our best hymn writers #21Page Scan
Celestial Showers No. 1, a collection of gospel songs used in Rev. I. Toliver's Meetings #154Page Scan
Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #162TextPage Scan
Epworth Praises: a Collection of Popular Sacred Songs New and Old #d100
Glad Tidings for Sunday Schools, Revival Meetings #d63
Gospel Tent Hymns #d85
Great Joy! : a new and favorite collection of hymns and music, for gospel meetings, prayer, temperance, and camp meetings, and Sunday schools #36Page Scan
Harp of Zion #d41
Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d122
Pentecostal Hymns No. 2, a Winnowed Collection for Evangelistic Services #d87
Perennial Songs #d101
Revival Hymns, Selected and Arranged #d23
Sacred Melodies (Revised) #d142
Sacred Melodies No. 1 #d41
Sacred Melodies: Nos.1 and 2 combined (As used by Evangelist H. W. Brown and others, in Gospel Meetings and other religious services) #72Page Scan
Songs of Faith and Hope #72AudioPage Scan
Songs of Joy and Gladness #266Page Scan
Songs of Love and Praise (for Sabbath-Schools, Prayer-Meetings, and Family Circle) #116Page Scan
Songs of Redeeming Love (No. 2) #123Page Scan
Songs of Salvation as Used by Crossley and Hunter in Evangelistic Meetings: and adapted for the church, grove, school, choir and home #60Page Scan
Songs of the Peacemaker: a collection of sacred songs and hymns for use in all services of the church, Sunday-school, home circle, and all kinds of evangelistic work #202Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Gospel Meetings and the Sunday School #52Page Scan
The Canadian Hymnal #d147
The Canadian Hymnal #d178
The Canadian Hymnal #d177
The Chorus of Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Meetings, Revivals, Prayer Meetings, and All the Social Services of the Church #102Page Scan
The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d179
The Finest of the Wheat: hymns new and old, for missionary and revival meetings, and sabbath-schools #111Page Scan
The Happy Singer #d66
The Revival Wave: A Book of Revival Hymns and Music #12Page Scan
The Standard Church Hymnal #381Page Scan
Windows of Heaven: hymns new and old for the church, sunday school and home #75Page Scan
Words of Life: a collection of Hymns and Tunes for use in Gospel Meetings and other Religious Services #108Page Scan
Work and Worship #d60



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