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Calling thee

Say, what mean thy tears that start

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Say, what mean thy tears that start]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Say, what mean thy tears that start,
Weary child with broken heart?
Lift thine eye! O look and see—
’Tis the Savior calling thee.

He is calling,
He is calling, calling thee,
Lift thine eyes! O look and see,
’Tis the Savior calling thee!
He is calling,
He is calling, calling thee,
’Tis the Savior calling, calling, calling thee.

2 He has called and sought thee long;
Leave the gay and careless throng;
Why delay His own to be,
When He still is calling thee? [Chorus]

3 Dost thou on His name believe?
Pard’ning grace wouldst thou receive?
Plead with Him on bended knee—
Love divine is calling thee. [Chorus]

4 At the cross where once He died,
At the fount He opened wide,
Seek and find salvation free,
While He now is calling thee! [Chorus]

Source: Victory Songs: For the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services. #12

Author: Fanny J. 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Say, what mean thy tears that start
Title: Calling thee
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: He is calling


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