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Won't you go with me

There is a place where you may rest

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [There is a place where you may rest]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is a place where you may rest,
‘Tis found in the arms of Jesus;
Where you may be forever blest,
‘Tis found in the arms of Jesus.

Refrain:
Come, poor sinner, won’t you go with me?
Won’t you go with me, won’t you go with me?
Come, poor sinner, won’t you go with me?
There’s rest in the arms of Jesus.

2 There’s rest from all your guilty fears,
‘Tis found in the arms of Jesus;
There’s rest from all your toil and tears,
‘Tis found in the arms of Jesus. [Refrain]

3 There is a rest from ev’ry care,
‘Tis found in the arms of Jesus;
The contrite find sweet pardon there,
‘Tis found in the arms of Jesus. [Refrain]

4 There is a place where you may hide,
‘Tis found in the arms of Jesus;
And rest with all the sanctified,
‘Tis found in the arms of Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: The Joy Bells of Canaan or Burning Bush Songs No. 2 #112

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a place where you may rest
Title: Won't you go with me
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: Come, poor sinner, won't you go with me
Copyright: Public Domain

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Priceless Pearls #118

Songs of Redemption #d226

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The Joy Bells of Canaan or Burning Bush Songs No. 2 #112

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