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The Spirit is softly calling

The Spirit is softly calling

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [The Spirit is softly calling]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The Spirit is softly calling,
His warning now obey;
He pleads with thy heart O sinner,
Then grieve him not away.

O say yes, to the Spirit,
O say yes, to the Spirit,
He lovingly still is pleading,
Then answer while here we bow,
O, say yes, to the Spirit,
O, say yes, to the Spirit,
I can, I will, I do believe,
That Jesus saves me now,
That Jesus saves me now.

2 The Spirit is softly pleading,
The angels chide thy stay;
There’s mercy for thee and pardon,
Then why not come today. [Refrain]

3 Remember the world is fleeting,
Thy life is waning fast,
The shadows of night draw nearer,
This hour may be thy last. [Refrain]

4 Surrender thy all to Jesus,
His life for thee he gave;
Accept him as thy Redeemer,
None else thy soul can save. [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #154

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of Joh… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Spirit is softly calling
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: O say yes to the Spirit



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Glorious Praise #154

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Jubilant Voices for Sunday Schools and Devotional Meetings #154

Song Evangel #d143

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