Stay, weary child, thy Savior calls

Stay, weary child, thy Savior calls

Author: R. A. Glenn
Tune: [Stay, weary child, the Savior calls]
Published in 11 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Stay, weary child, the Saviour calls,
Oh, turn and hear his gentle voice;
Come, now, to him be reconciled,
And he will bid thy heart rejoice.

Oh, hear the Saviour’s voice,
He’s calling now to thee,
Oh, make him now your choice,
He offers pardon, full and free.

2 Oh hear the loving voice that calls,
Forsake the dearest paths of sin,
For at the gates of mercy, now,
The Saviour waits to let thee in. [Refrain]

3 Then, weary child, to Jesus come,
All weak and helpless as thou art,
Thy burden to the Saviour bring,
And he will cheer thy drooping heart. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Jewels #104

Author: R. A. Glenn

Late 19th Century Glenn’s works include: New Melodies of Praise, with Aldine Kieffer (Singers Glen, Virginia: Ruebush, Kieffer & Company, 1877) The Song Victor for the Sunday School and Public School Use (Cincinnati, Ohio: F. W. Helmick, 1878) Purest Pearls, with G. Holmes & A. D. Kennedy (Cleveland, Ohio: J. H. Leslie, 1881) Joy and Praise for Sunday Schools, with Daniel Crist (Cincinnati, Ohio: H. L. Benham & Company, 1886)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Stay, weary child, thy Savior calls
Author: R. A. Glenn
Refrain First Line: O hear the Savior's voice



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
TextAudioPage Scan

Gospel Jewels #104

Gospel Pearls #d69

Harvest Bells No.3 #d87

Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d191

Precious Songs #d50

Purest Pearls #d45

Purest Pearls #d50

Sing the Gospel #d76

The Gospel Shower; a Collection of Gospel Hymns #d138

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