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Come at Once to Jesus

O come to the merciful Savior who calls you

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 49 hymnals

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1 O come to the merciful Savior who calls you,
O come to the Lord who forgives and forgets;
Though dark be the fortune on earth that befalls you,
There's a bright home above where the sun never sets.

2 O come then to Jesus, whose arms are extended
To fold His dear children in closest embrace;
O come, for your exile will shortly be ended,
And Jesus will show you His beautiful face.

3 Yes, come to the Savior, whose mercy grows brighter
The longer you look at the depths of His love;
And fear not! ’tis Jesus, and life’s cares grow lighter
As you think of the home and the glory above.

4 Come, come to His feet, and lay open your story
Of suff'ring and sorrow, of guilt and of shame;
For the pardon of sin is the crown of His glory,
And the joy of our Lord to be true to His name.

Source: Concordia: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs #105

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Faber, Frederick William, D.D., son of Mr. T. H. Faber, was born at Calverley Vicarage, Yorkshire, June 28, 1814, and educated at Balliol College, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1836. He was for some time a Fellow of University College, in the same University. Taking Holy Orders in 1837, he became Rector of Elton, Huntingdonshire, in 1843, but in 1846 he seceded to the Church of Rome. After residing for some time at St. Wilfrid's, Staffordshire, he went to London in 1849, and established the London "Oratorians," or, "Priests of the Congregation of St. Philip Neri," in King William Street, Strand. In 1854 the Oratory was removed to Brompton. Dr. Faber died Sept. 26, 1863. Before his secession he published several prose works, some of which were… Go to person page >

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First Line: O come to the merciful Savior who calls you
Title: Come at Once to Jesus
Author: Frederick W. Faber



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Instances (1 - 49 of 49)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Church of England Hymn Book: adapted to the daily services of the Church throughout the year #547
A Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Sunday School #d174
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music, for the Sunday-school #161Page Scan
Best Hymns No. 2 #d96
Best Hymns No. 3: for services of song in Christian work #49Page Scan
Cân a Mawl: llyfr hymna a thonau Methodistiaid Calfinaidd Unol Dalaethau yr America=Song and Praise: the hymnal of the Calvinistic Methodist Church of the United States of America #175Page Scan
Carmina for Social Worship #d179
Carmina for the Sunday School and Social Worship #122Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #297Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #297Page Scan
Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #179Page Scan
Christian Endeavor Edition of Gospel Hymns No. 6: Canadian ed. (words only) #96Page Scan
Church Hymnal, Fourth Edition #665
Church Hymnal, Third Edition #703
Concordia: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs #105TextPage Scan
Diocesan Hymnal: Hymns for Monthly Devotions Part 2 #d87
Good as Gold: A New Collection of Sunday School Songs #15aPage Scan
Gospel Hymns No. 6 #96AudioPage Scan
Gospel Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined: for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #333Page Scan
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Edition #599
Hymns Ancient and Modern (Standard ed.) #637
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #227Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #227Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #412Page Scan
Hymns for Missions with Tunes (Words only) #121Page Scan
Melody for the Sunday School #d59
Mirfield Mission Hymn Book #88
Peerless Hymns #d148
Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d127
Praise Songs, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes #107Page Scan
S. Mary's hymnal: a collection of hymns, songs and carols for use at the Holy Eucharist, children's services, guild meetings, mission services #54Page Scan
Songs of Praise: a selection of standard hymns and tunes for the Sunday-shcools and social meetings #122Page Scan
Songs of Saving Power #d147
Sunday-School Book: with music: for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran congregations (Rev. and Enl.) #216Page Scan
Sunlit Songs #d94
Tears and Triumphs: For Revivals, Sunday Schools & the Home #59Page Scan
The American Hymnal #d377
The Book of Common Praise, being the Hymn Book of the Church of England in Canada. Annotated ed. #d437
The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #769
The Calvary Hymnal for Sunday School, Prayer Meeting and Church Service #d207
The Churchman's Hymn-Book, a Collection of Hymns Old and New, for Use in the Services of the Church #d251
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #472Page Scan
The Concordia Hymnal. Rev. #d251
The Concordia Hymnal: a Hymnal for Church, School and Home. Rev. 1st word ed. #d249
The Cyber Hymnal #4763TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #8163TextScoreAudio
The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d416
The Silver Trumpet: a collection of new and selected hymns; for use in public worship, revival services, prayer and social meetings, and Sunday schools #163Page Scan
Windows of Heaven: hymns new and old for the church, sunday school and home (New ed.) #139Page Scan
Exclude 47 pre-1979 instances
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