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Come to Jesus now

Sinner, now the Spirit warns you

Author: H. G. Jackson
Tune: [Sinner, now the Spirit warns you]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sinner, now the Spirit warns you,
Seek salvation while you may,
Now the door of mercy’s open,
But there’s danger in delay.

Refrain:
Come to Jesus,
Come to Jesus
At His feet now humbly bow,
Oh, delay not, oh, delay not,
But come, come to Jesus now.

2 Heed the Gospel invitation,
Fly to Christ form sin and shame;
Pardon now is offered freely,
Freely offered in His name. [Refrain]

3 Long you’ve halted, doubting, wav’ring,
Half persuaded to obey,
Long you’ve tarried at life’s portals,
O come in, come in today. [Refrain]

4 Wait no longer, Jesus calls you,
Now decide for Him to live;
Come and prove His boundless mercy,
Prove how freely He’ll forgive. [Refrain]

5 Justified by faith in Jesus,
All your doubts and fears will cease,
And your soul become God’s temple,
Filled with light and love and peace. [Refrain]

Source: Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #126

Author: H. G. Jackson

Born: January 1, 1838, Manchester, Indiana. Died: November 12, 1914. A Methodist minister, Jackson and his wife Alice spent many years as missionaries in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Upon their return to America, they lived in the River Forest/Oak Park area of Chicago, Illinois. --www.hymntime.com/tch Go to person page >

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Gospel Herald in Song #148

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Honey Out of the Rock #126

Life and Light No.2 #d88

Songs for the Harvest Field #d106

Songs of the Soul #d144

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