Yes, Whosoever Will

O why should I be lost

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [O why should I be lost]
Published in 20 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, why should I be lost?
So careless meet my doom?
I hear a loving voice,
Inviting me to come.

Yes, whosoever will,
May freely come to God:
’Tis mercy calling still,
Come, sinner, to the blood.

2 The Spirit and the bride,
And angels round the throne,
Assure me Jesus died,
That I may freely come. [Refrain]

3 I know that God is love,
He freely gave His Son,
Who intercedes above,
That I may truly come. [Refrain]

4 I hear the strong appeal
From my Redeemer’s throne,
And in my heart I feel
That even I may come. [Refrain]

5 Yes, whosoever will,
Thy word, O Lord, I own;
Tho' near the brink of hell,
All heaven bids me come. [Refrain]

Source: His Fullness Songs #255

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O why should I be lost
Title: Yes, Whosoever Will
Author: D. S. Warner
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Yes, whosoever will may surely come to God
Copyright: Public Domain



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