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I come to Thee

Jesus, my Savior dear, thy loving voice

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Tune: [Jesus, my Savior dear]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus, my Saviour dear,
Thy loving voice I hear
Inviting me;
And from my wanderings
‘Mid earth’s embittered springs,
My trembling heart now clings,
Dear Lord, to Thee.

2 Thou hast entreated long,
To woo my soul from wrong,
My sings to blot;
And now my willing heart
Would fain from sin depart;
My only help Thou art;
Forsake me not.

3 How couldst Thou suffer so,
To save my soul from woe,
To make me Thine?
Help me, blest Lamb, I pray,
To cast my doubts away,
And to be Thine today,
And call Thee mine.

4 O listen to my cry!
Thy precious blood apply,
I now implore.
My heart, blest Saviour, take,
And there Thy dwelling make,
And there Thy dwelling make,
For evermore.

Source: Fair as the Morning. Hymns and Tunes for Praise in the Sunday-School #73

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Eden Reeder Latta, 1839-1915 Born: March 24, 1839, Haw Patch, In­di­a­na. Died: Dec 21, 1915, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Buried: City cem­e­tery, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Boyhood friend of Wil­liam A. Og­den, Lat­ta taught for a time in the pub­lic schools of Coles­burg, Io­wa. He wrote over 1,600 songs and hymns in his life­time. His works in­clude: The Ri­ver of Life (Bos­ton, Mass­a­chu­setts: Ol­iv­er Dit­son Com­pa­ny) Sources: Hall, pp. 173-75 Lyrics-- Away to the Woods Beautiful Robe and Crown Blessèd Be the Fount­ain Bright Glo­ry to Come Can Je­sus See and Hear? Come to Je­sus Green Past­ures He Is Ris­en I’m a Child of the King It Is… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, my Savior dear, thy loving voice
Title: I come to Thee
Author: Eden Reeder Latta



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Bells of Heaven #d199

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Fair as the Morning. Hymns and Tunes for Praise in the Sunday-School #73

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Great Joy! #63

Songs of Gratitude #d58

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