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Rescue the Perishing

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1 Rescue the perishing, care for the dying,
snatch them in pity from sin and the grave;
weep o'er the erring one, lift up the fallen,
tell them of Jesus, the mighty to save.

Refrain:
Rescue the perishing,
care for the dying;
Jesus is merciful,
Jesus will save.

2 Though they are slighting Him, still He is waiting,
waiting the penitent child to receive;
plead with them earnestly, plead with them gently.
He will forgive if they only believe. [Refrain]

3 Down in the human heart, crushed by the tempter,
feelings lie buried that grace can restore;
touched by a loving heart, wakened by kindness,
chords that are broken will vibrate once more. [Refrain]

4 Rescue the perishing, duty demands it.
Strength for thy labor the Lord will provide;
back to the narrow way patiently win them,
tell the poor wanderer a Savior has died. [Refrain]

Source: Celebrating Grace Hymnal #480

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #559
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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #559TextAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #357TextFlexscorePage Scan
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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #480TextFlexscorePage Scan
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #538
Hymns of Faith #488TextPage Scan
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #515Page Scan
Rejoice Hymns #343
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #367
Sing Joyfully #504TextFlexscorePage Scan
Small Church Music #159Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #377
The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home #473
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #441TextFlexscorePage Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #5773TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #299TextPage Scan
The New National Baptist Hymnal #142
The United Methodist Hymnal #591TextFlexscoreAudio
The Worshiping Church #736TextPage Scan
Timeless Truths #647TextAudio
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