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The Spirit pleads again with you

The Spirit pleads again with you

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [The Spirit pleads again with you]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 The Spirit pleads again with you,
Why will you still in darkness roam?
That Jesus may your soul renew,
O wayward one, come home, come home.

Refrain:
Come home today, be saved from sin,
Let Jesus make you pure within;
Don’t risk your soul, no longer roam,
Give God your heart come home, come home.

2 The Spirit pleads, O sinner hear,
And have your burden rolled away;
Oh, love and trust the Savior dear
Who waits to pardon you today. [Refrain]

3 The Spirit pleads, don’t wait too long
Lest you at last, may cry “too late!”
Come, join today the pilgrim throng
While open wide is mercy’s gate. [Refrain]

4 Life’s day is passing swiftly by,
Soon you will see the twilight’s gleam;
For pardon now to Jesus cry,
O wayward one, come home, come home. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #26

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 >

Text Information

First Line: The Spirit pleads again with you
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Come home today

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Latter Rain Revival #d112
Songs of Old-Time Power: a Book of the Best Spiritual Songs for Evangelistic and All Religious Purposes #d144
Songs of Spiritual Power; Songs that Win #d149
Songs of the Coming King #d105
Soul Inspiring Songs #26TextAudioPage Scan



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