Jesus is Calling

Author: John B. F. Wright

Wright, John B.F. (Tennessee, February 21, 1877--October 13, 1959, Brownwood, Texas). Church of God. Son of George W. and Casandra (Coley) Wright; educated i nthe public schools of Limestone County, Texas (at Groesbeck, Prairie Point and old Box Church); studied music in one eighteen-day singing school near Hamlin, Jones County, Texas. Married Fannie Jackson, February 13, 1898; children Harvey, Myrtle, Calvin, Carey, Leonard, Grace and Dudley. Wrote over 200 songs, both music and poetry. Began writing at about fifteen years of age; stated that "I write by inspiration, only when the mood comes on the words and melody flow from my soul like the water from a babbling brook; without this inspiration I could not write; 'Precious Memories' wa… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus is calling in tender love
Title: Jesus is Calling
Author: John B. F. Wright
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus in mercy is calling still
Publication Date: 1943
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1943.
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