There's a call from the heart of the Savior

There's a call from the heart of the Savior

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Tune: [There’s a call from the heart of the Savior]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a call from the heart of the Savior,
It is tenderly speaking to thee:
“Come back to the love that is waiting,
To the love that is boundless and free.”

List, on the air it is falling,
The call of a love that is free;
Like the voice of a bell it is calling,
And the message it speaks is for thee.

2 There’s a call from the sweet dreams of childhood,
There’s the call of a fond mother’s prayer:
“Come back from the years of thy straying,
From the road that will lead to despair.” [Refrain]

3 There’s a call from the depths of thy being,
From the God-given spirit within;
Wilt thou not, then, be true to its pleading
And return from the pathway of sin? [Refrain]

4 There’s a call from the dear ones in glory,
There’s the call to a home with the blest;
Come, trust in the wonderful promise
Of a place in the Mansion of Rest! [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #221

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: There's a call from the heart of the Savior
Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Refrain First Line: List, on the air it is falling
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Enduring Hymns #d207

From the Cross to the Crown #d162

Gospel Bells #d207

Songs of Redemption #d107

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The King of Kings #221

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