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Jesus is Tenderly Calling

Jesus is calling, tenderly calling, Sinner, thy Savior now pleads for thee

Author: John G. Foote
Tune: [Jesus is calling, tenderly calling]
Published in 19 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus is calling, tenderly calling;
Sinner, thy Savior now pleads for thee,
Standing and knocking, anxiously waiting,
Longing to save thee and set thee free.

Jesus is calling, tenderly calling;
Sinner, He pleads—oh, hear His today!
Will you not heed His tender entreaties?
Why not receive Him, His voice obey?

2 Sinner, ‘tis Jesus, like the good shepherd,
Out on the desert to find his sheep;
When he hath found it, heaven rejoices—
Sinner thy Savior can save and keep. [Refrain]

3 Prodigal son, thy Father is waiting,
Anxious and longing, He will not spurn;
He will forgive thee, hasten to welcome—
Prodigal sinner, with joy return. [Refrain]

4 Chiefest of sinners Jesus will welcome,
“Be of good cheer,” He will say to thee;
He will remove your ev’ry transgression,
Blotting them out, and will set thee free. [Refrain]

Source: Best Hymns No. 4 #28

Author: John G. Foote

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus is calling, tenderly calling, Sinner, thy Savior now pleads for thee
Title: Jesus is Tenderly Calling
Author: John G. Foote
Refrain First Line: Jesus is calling, tenderly calling



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Best Hymns No. 3 #28

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Best Hymns No. 4 #28

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Hymns for the People for Services of Song in Christian Work #d93

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Revival Melodies #49

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Songs of Praise, Number One ... for the General Assembly's Committee on Evangelistic Work #d63

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The Peacemaker #104

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The Revival No. 4 #163

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The Seed Sower #43

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