Jesus Is Calling

Representative Text

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

Refrain:
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. [Refrain]

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. [Refrain]

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. [Refrain]

Source: One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism: an African American ecumenical hymnal #390

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, Victoria Stuart, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances… Go to person page >

Timeline

Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #316
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
The Cyber Hymnal #3348
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 23 of 23)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #351

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #239

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

Hymns of the Christian Life #551

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One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #390

Praise y Adoración #371a

Rejoice Hymns #489

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Sing Joyfully #375

Audio

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

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The Cyber Hymnal #3348

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #327

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

Text

The Song Book of the Salvation Army #248

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Total Praise #348

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Yes, Lord! #303

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