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Jesus Is Waiting for You

Soul bending low under sin and despair

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Soul bending low under sin and despair]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Soul bending low under sin and despair,
Lonely and comfortless too;—
Ready your burden to lovingly share,
Jesus is waiting for you, for you.

Refrain:
Waiting for you, waiting for you,
Ready your courage and strength to renew;
Longing to comfort your heart with His love,
Yes, Jesus is waiting for you.

2 Soul lost in darkness, and weary of sin,
Fearing the foes that persue;—
Ready to help you anew to begin,
Jesus is waiting for you, for you. [Refrain]

3 Brother forsaken by loved ones of earth,
Still there is one who is true;—
Ready to prove at this moment His worth,
Jesus is waiting for you, for you. [Refrain]

4 Come to the arms of His mercy and live,
Let Him your courage renew;—
Ready to save you, your sins to forgive,
Jesus is waiting for you, for you. [Refrain]

Source: Calvary's Praises #52

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Soul bending low under sin and despair
Title: Jesus Is Waiting for You
Author: James Rowe

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Calvary's Praises #52

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