Jesus, the Savior is waiting and knocking

Jesus, the Savior is waiting and knocking

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Jesus, the Savior, is waiting and knocking]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus, the Saviour, is waiting and knocking,
Standing today at the door of thy heart;
Say, wilt thou open and gladly receive him,
Or wilt thou bid him in sorrow depart?

Refrain:
Open the door, ‘tis the Saviour knocking,
Patiently knocking today at thy heart;
Open the door, ‘tis the Saviour knocking,
Knocking, knocking,—must he depart?

2 Long he has called thee and thou hast refused him,
Long he has waited thy answer to hear;
Still he is knocking; how canst thou be silent?
Now at this moment thy doom may be near. [Refrain]

3 What if the lamp of thy life should be darken’d?
What if the Saviour should call thee no more?
Think of the anguish, thy spirit appalling,
Knowing the day of probation is o’er. [Refrain]

4 While he is calling and waits to be gracious
Haste to admin him, the warning obey;
While he is holding the sceptre of pardon,
Quickly receive him—no longer delay. [Refrain]

Source: Precious Hymns for Times of Refreshing and Revival #53

Author: Fanny J. 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, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, w… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, the Savior is waiting and knocking
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Open the door

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Instances

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