Lost one, the Savior is calling

Lost one, the Savior is calling

Author: Will H. Ruebush
Tune: [Lost one, the Savior is calling]
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1 Lost one, the Saviour is calling,
Will you not seek Him tonight,
While He is waiting to welcome,
Waiting, to lead you aright;
Waiting with love and compassion
Deeper than ocean or sea,
Hear His voice softly entreating
“Wanderer, come unto me.”

2 Lost one, the Saviour is waiting,
Hasten, accept Him just now,
Lean on the arms everlasting,
Low at His footstool now bow,
Give your life into His keeping,
Let Him but guide where He will;
Thro’ the vale by the still waters
Let Him with joy your life fill.

3 Lost one, the Saviour is standing,
His spirit may cease to strive,
Won’t you let His gracious presence
Hope, joy and peace, now revive;
Sin may hold charms quite alluring,
They will but fade as the leaf,
Leaving no beauty for ashes,
Leaving no solace but grief.

Source: Crowning Day, No. 6: A Book of Gospel Songs #151

Author: Will H. Ruebush

William Howe Ruebush (Will H. Ruebush) 1873-1956 Born: June 4, 1873, Sing­ers Glen, Vir­gin­ia. Died: October 6, 1956, Elk­ton, Vir­gin­ia. A vo­cal mu­sic teach­er ear­ly in his ca­reer, Rue­bush di­rect­ed an ar­my band in France in World War I. Af­ter the war, he led ma­ny ci­vil­ian or­ches­tras and bands, and taught at sev­er­al schools, in­clud­ing the Shen­an­do­ah Con­serv­a­to­ry of Mu­sic in Day­ton, Vir­gin­ia. He com­posed ma­ny marches, in­clud­ing The Stone­wall Bri­gade March, Shen­an­do­ah, and the Al­ma Ma­ter Song for Tu­lane Un­i­ver­si­ty. Rue­bush spent most of his life in Day­ton, Vir­gin­ia, where he be­came pre­si­dent of the Rue­bush-Kieff­er Pub­… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lost one, the Savior is calling
Author: Will H. Ruebush
Copyright: Public Domain


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Crowning Day, No. 6 #151

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