O what a message is thine to me

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1 O what a message is Thine to me,
Jesus, my Lord and King:
Tenderly calling, my soul to Thee,
Jesus, my Saviour and King;
Tenderly calling, where I may behold,
Treasures more precious than rubies or gold,
Treasures that sparkle in realms of day,
Never to fade away.

Wonderful love to me,
Wonderful love from Thee;
Now and forever my song shall be,
Wonderful love from Thee.

2 Gladly the message of life I hear,
Jesus, my Lord and King:
Sweeter than music Thy voice so dear,
Jesus, my Saviour and King;
Thou art my Shepherd and I am Thy sheep,
Over me gently a watch Thou wilt keep,
Safe in the fold with the pure and blest,
Grant that I still may rest. [Chorus]

3 O what a rapture that ne'er shall cease,
Jesus, my Saviour and King:
Beautiful pastures so verdant and fair,
Thou art directing and leading me there,
O I can never Thy love repay,
Jesus, my Hope, my Way. [Chorus]

Source: Devotional Songs #46

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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First Line: O what a message is thine to me
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Wonderful love to me


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Devotional Songs #46

Twenty-three New and Selected Songs #d14

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