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Come, Like the Leper

There was one who came and knelt at Jesus' feet

Author: Mrs. A. E. Andrews
Tune: [There was one who came and knelt at Jesus' feet]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 There was one who came and knelt at Jesus’ feet,
With sad and downcast eye;
He had heard his doom: O leper, now depart,
Go forth alone to die.

O the love, tender love
O the love, tender love
O the love That Jesus for the soul can feel!
Come in faith just now, as once the leper came,
Where still He waits to heal.

2 With a cheerful step the leper went his way;
Great joy had filled his soul;
For the Lord reached forth His ever gracious hand;
His touch had made him whole. [Refrain]

3 Weary heats bowed down, come worship at the feet
Of Him, your Lord, to-day;
O believe on Him who shed His precious blood
To take your sins away. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #98

Author: Mrs. A. E. Andrews

Pseudonym. See also Crosby, Fanny, 1820-1915 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There was one who came and knelt at Jesus' feet
Title: Come, Like the Leper
Author: Mrs. A. E. Andrews
Refrain First Line: O the love, O the love
Copyright: Public Domain