That grand word, whosoever, is ringing through my soul

That grand word, whosoever, is ringing through my soul

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [That grand word, whosoever, is ringing through my soul]
Published in 31 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 That grand word “whosoever” is ringing thro’ my soul,
Whosoever will may come;
In rivers of salvation the living waters roll,
Whosoever will may come.

Refrain:
O that “whosoever”!
Whosoever will may come;
The Saviour’s invitation is freely sounding still,
Whosoever will may come.

2 Whenever this sweet message in God’s own word I see,
Whosoever will may come;
I know ’tis meant for sinners, I know ’tis meant for me,
Whosoever will may come. [Refrain]

3 I heard the loving message, and now to others say,
Whosoever will may come;
Seek now the precious Saviour, and he’ll be yours today,
Whosoever will may come. [Refrain]

4 To God be all the glory! his only Son he gave,
Whosoever will may come;
And those who come believing, he’ll to the utmost save,
Whosoever will may come. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Praise and Salvation #56

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: That grand word, whosoever, is ringing through my soul
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: O that whosoever, whosoever will may come

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Burning Bush Songs No. 1 #21

Choice Hymns of the Faith #d389

Cross and Crown Hymnal, 3rd ed. #d409

Cumberland Hymns, a Collection of "Whosoever Will" Songs. Centenary ed. #d190

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Full Redemption Songs #95

Gleanings of Praise #d185

Hymns of Glory No. 2 #d217

Hymns of Grace and Glory #d194

Joyful Meeting in Glory Song Book No.1 #d83

Joyful Songs of Salvation #d86

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Light and Life Songs: adapted especially to sunday schools, prayer meetings and other social services #191

Pearls of Praise and Promise #d112

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 3: A winnowed collection for evangelical services, young people's societies and Sunday Schools #125

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #125

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Redemption Songs: a choice collection of 1000 hymns and choruses for evangelistic meetings, solo singers, choirs and the home #76

Songs for the Soul Winner #d88

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Songs of Praise and Salvation #56

Songs of Redemption #d220

Songs of Unsearchable Riches #d83

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Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #40

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The Best Gospel Songs and their composers #130

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The Best of All: complete #56

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The Christian Church Hymnal #233

The King's Praises No. 3 #d121

The Soul Winner. Rev. #d106

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Waves of Glory #115

World Revival Hymns #d206

Worship in Song #d258

Zion's Praise #d97

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