Have you the garment of white

The King bids you come and partake of the feast

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [The King bids you come and partake of the feast]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The King bids you come and partake of the feast;
For all there is room, even, unto the least;
But, if you would enter the palace so fair,
The pure wedding garment you surely must wear.

Oh, have you the garment of white, brother,
If called to the banquet tonight—
The beautiful garment of white, brother,
They wear in the palace of light?

2 Oh, will you be speechless when questioned by One
Who offered you mercy thro’ Jesus his Son?
Who opened a fountain that sinners below
Might wear a bright garment as spotless as snow? [Refrain]

3 Dear friend, are you ready to meet the great King,
And join in the anthem the glorified sing?
Oh, will you be welcome within that pure home,
Where none but the white-robed are suffered to come? [Refrain]

Source: Redemption songs #45

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The King bids you come and partake of the feast
Title: Have you the garment of white
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Copyright: Public Domain



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Redemption songs #45

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Sacred Trio #45

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Songs of Free Grace #55

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d823

The Advent Christian Hymnal. Rev. #d347

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The Sacred Trio #45

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