Jesus Is Calling

Jesus is tenderly calling you home (Yēsū fā cí shēng yào zhào nǐ huílái)

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Jesus is tenderly calling thee home]
Published in 402 hymnals

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1 Jesus is tenderly calling thee home,
Calling today, calling today;
Why from the sunshine of love wilt thou roam
Farther and farther away?

Calling today,
Calling today;
Jesus is calling,
Is tenderly calling today.

2 Jesus is calling the weary to rest,
Calling today, calling today;
Bring Him thy burden and thou shalt be blest;
He will not turn thee away.


3 Jesus is waiting; O come to Him now,
Waiting today, waiting today;
Come with thy sins; at His feet lowly bow;
Come and no longer delay.


4 Jesus is pleading; O list to His voice,
Hear Him today, hear Him today;
They who believe on His name shall rejoice;
Quickly arise and away.


Source: Baptist Hymnal 2008 #417

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Anna C. Storey, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus is tenderly calling you home (Yēsū fā cí shēng yào zhào nǐ huílái)
Title: Jesus Is Calling
Author: Fanny Crosby
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Calling today! calling today!
Copyright: Public Domain



Baptist Hymnal 1991 #316
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The Cyber Hymnal #3348
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African American Heritage Hymnal #351

Ambassador Hymnal #433

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #316

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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #417

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Chalice Hymnal #343

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Hymns of Faith #348

Praise y Adoración #371a

Rejoice Hymns #489

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Sing Joyfully #375


Small Church Music #474

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #278

Spiritual Life Songs #102

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The Celebration Hymnal #482

The Christian Life Hymnal #304


The Cyber Hymnal #3348

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #327

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The New National Baptist Hymnal #176

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #171


The Song Book of the Salvation Army #248

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