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The voice of the Savior says come

The voice of the Savior says come

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Tune: [The voice of the Savior says, Come]
Published in 21 hymnals

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1. The voice of the Savior says, Come;
The cross where He died is in sight;
E’en now at the cross there is room;
Are you coming to Jesus tonight?

Refrain
Are you coming to Jesus tonight?
Are you coming to Jesus tonight?
The Bride and the Spirit invite;
Are you coming to Jesus tonight?

2. The voice of the Father implores
From mercy’s most wonderful height;
His love in that call He outpours:
Are you coming to Jesus tonight? [Refrain]

3. The voices of loved ones entreat:
You know in your heart they are right;
Then list, for the moments are fleet!
Are you coming to Jesus tonight? [Refrain]

4. The voices of friends gone before
Seem floating from regions of light;
They tenderly say o’er and o’er,
Are you coming to Jesus tonight? [Refrain]

5. O who to himself will be true,
Of all whom these voices invite?
Who answers, my brother, do you?
Are you coming to Jesus tonight? [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #217

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

Jessie Brown Pounds was born in Hiram, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland on 31 August 1861. She was not in good health when she was a child so she was taught at home. She began to write verses for the Cleveland newspapers and religious weeklies when she was fifteen. After an editor of a collection of her verses noted that some of them would be well suited for church or Sunday School hymns, J. H. Fillmore wrote to her asking her to write some hymns for a book he was publishing. She then regularly wrote hymns for Fillmore Brothers. She worked as an editor with Standard Publishing Company in Cincinnati from 1885 to 1896, when she married Rev. John E. Pounds, who at that time was a pastor of the Central Christian Church in Indianapolis. A memorab… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The voice of the Savior says come
Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Refrain First Line: Are you coming to Jesus tonight

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #217
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Instances

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Small Church Music #7412Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #217TextScoreAudio
Include 19 pre-1979 instances



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