Gentle call

Jesus gently calls, weary sinner

Author: Edwin Pond Parker
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Edwin Pond Parker

Parker, Edwin Pond, D.D., born at Castine, Maine, Jan. 13, 1836, and educated at Bowdoin College, Maine, and Bangor Theo. Sem., Maine. Entering the Congregational ministry, he became pastor of the Second Church of Christ, Hartford, Conn., Jan. 1860, and has remained there to the present date. Besides editing some Sunday School Hymn and Tune Books, now out of use, he was chief Editor of The Book of Praise . . . (Congregational) . . ., Phila., 1874; and Editor of The Christian Hymnal, Hartford, Conn., 1877, revised ed. 1889. His hymns in common use include:— 1. Blest are they in Christ departed. [Death and Burial.] Dated 1886. In the Christian Hymnal, 1889, and several other collections. 2. Come to Jesus, ye who labour.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus gently calls, weary sinner
Title: Gentle call
Author: Edwin Pond Parker

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Song-Flowers #d54

Songs for the New Life #d308

Sunday School Songs. 3rd ed. #d66

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Sunday-School Songs #56

The Book of Praise #d368

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