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Jesus is ready, is ready to save

Jesus is ready, is ready to save

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Jesus is ready, is ready to save]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus is ready, is ready to save;
‘Twas for poor sinners, His life-blood He gave;
Hark, His sweet voice is now calling anew!
What is your answer? He’s ready. Are you?

Refrain:
Jesus is ready, are you, are you?
He’s able and willing, ‘tis true, ‘tis true;
His life-blood He gave to be “mighty to save,”
Jesus is ready, are you?

2 Jesus is ready to pardon your sin,
Wondrously heal you, and cleanse you within;
Can you not trust Him? He’s faithful and true,
Full of compassion; He’s ready. Are you? [Refrain]

3 Jesus is ready to help you today,
Turning your feet to the heavenward way;
Goodness and mercy your steps shall pursue;
Able to keep you; He’s ready. Are you? [Refrain]

4 Jesus is ready the burden to lift,
Waiting to bless you with ev’ry good gift;
Coming to Calv’ry, O, will you not say,
“Jesus, I’m ready, O, save me today?” [Refrain]

Source: Consecrated Hymns #132

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus is ready, is ready to save
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

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Consecrated Hymns #132

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