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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

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

Representative 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.

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



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Latter Rain Revival #d112

Songs of Old-Time Power #d144

Songs of Spiritual Power; Songs that Win #d149

Songs of the Coming King #d105

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Soul Inspiring Songs #26

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