Jesus is Calling

Jesus is lovingly calling to thee, calling to thee

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Jesus is lovingly calling to thee]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Jesus is lovingly calling to thee,
Calling to thee, calling to thee;
“Come with thy sorrow and sin unto me.
Jesus is calling to thee.

Calling, calling,
“Come unto me, come unto me,”
Jesus is calling,
Is loving calling to thee.

2 Jesus is patiently waiting for thee,
Waiting for thee, waiting for thee;
Offers His grace and His mercy so free,
Jesus is waiting for thee.

Waiting, waiting,
Waiting for thee, waiting for thee,
Jesus is waiting,
Is patiently waiting for thee.

3 Jesus is tenderly pleading with thee,
Pleading with thee, pleading with thee,
Come, and thy Saviour and Friend He will be,
Jesus is pleading with thee

Pleading, pleading,
Pleading with thee, pleading with thee,
Jesus is pleading,
Is tenderly pleading with thee.

4 Jesus is earnestly calling today,
Calling today, calling today;
Love Him, and serve Him, no longer delay,
Jesus is calling today.

Calling, calling,
Calling today, calling today,
Jesus is calling,
Is earnestly calling today.

Source: Praise and Promise: for use in Sunday-schools, prayer meetings, revivals, young people's meetings and on special occasions #33

Author: Elisha 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 >

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First Line: Jesus is lovingly calling to thee, calling to thee
Title: Jesus is Calling
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Calling, calling, Come unto me
Copyright: Public Domain


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