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Pleading Still

Jesus still is pleading, gently pleading

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Jesus still is pleading, gently pleading]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus still is pleading, gently pleading,
Sinner with thy troubled soul;
Love and mercy thou art sorely needing,
Bid Him come and make thee whole.
See His loving arms extended,
Hear, O hear His tender voice,
Let the time of sin and grief be ended,
Let Him make thy soul rejoice.

He is pleading, ever pleading,
From all sin thy soul He helps to free,
He is pleading, ever pleading,
He is pleading still for thee.

2 Jesus still is pleading, pleading sweetly;
Oh, accept Him while you may;
He will cleanse your guilty soul completely,
Make it fair as noon of day.
He is standing close beside you;
Oh, no more in darkness rove,
Let Him take your trembling hand and guide you,
Let Him feed you with His love. [Refrain]

3 Jesus still is pleading, sweetly pleading;
Heed Him, lest He turn away,
Leaving you His love and mercy needing—
Leaving night instead of day.
Long with you your God has pleaded,
Time of grace will soon be o’er;
Should He leave you with His call unheeded
He might intercede no more. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 5 #42

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus still is pleading, gently pleading
Title: Pleading Still
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He is pleading, ever pleading
Copyright: Public Domain


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Crowning Day No. 5 #42

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