Redemption is offered by Jesus the Lord

Redemption is offered by Jesus the Lord

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Tune: [Redemption is offered by Jesus the Lord]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Redemption is offered by Jesus the Lord
To all who would pardon receive;
The terms of salvation laid down in God’s word
Are but to “Repent and believe.”

Reject Him no longer, but come as thou art.
In loving surrender give Jesus thy heart;
Salvation this moment from him to receive,
This all he requireth, “Repent and believe.”

2 Thou never couldst merit this wonderful gift,
Tho’ years thou shouldst struggle and try;
Think not of thy fitness, but think of the love
Which caused Him for sinners to die. [Refrain]

3 No sin could so blacken the fair page of life,
And cause thee God’s wrath to receive,
As scorning the love of His Son crucified,
Refusing on Him to believe. [Refrain]

4 A perfect salvation from Christ to receive
If thou with His terms will comply;
Repent and believe, and eternally live,
Refuse, and eternally die. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Praise and Salvation #76

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Redemption is offered by Jesus the Lord
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Refrain First Line: Reject him no longer
Copyright: Public Domain



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