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Are You Coming to the Feast?

There's a feast now awaiting, prepared by loving hands

Author: I. N. McHose
Tune: [There’s a feast now awaiting] (McHose)
Published in 9 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. There’s a feast now awaiting, prepared by loving hands,
In the midst of the banquet, the gentle Savior stands;
Then no longer go roving o’er deserts bare and wild,
See! the Father now is waiting to greet His weary child.

Refrain
You’re invited, are you coming?
O accept the invitation; all things are ready, come;
You’re invited, are you coming?
See the Father now is waiting to welcome wand’rers home.

2. Come, for all things are ready, why will you stay away?
Hear the kind invitation, O come, without delay;
’Tis the day of salvation; why will you longer roam?
There’s a mansion now preparing, for you in yonder home. [Refrain]

3. ’Tis a feast everlasting, abundant, rich and free,
Thro’ the blood of the Savior, an open door we see;
Come and wear the white raiment, the wedding garment fair,
And the Lord and all His angels will bid you welcome there. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #233

Author: I. N. McHose

McHose, Isaac N. Born 1831/1832, Hellerstown, Pennsylvania. Some speculation on his identity. Co-editor with Kurzenknabe and Bentley on Gospel Trio of Sacred Song (1891). --Letters, family trees in DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a feast now awaiting, prepared by loving hands
Title: Are You Coming to the Feast?
Author: I. N. McHose
Language: English
Refrain First Line: You're invited, are you coming
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #233
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The Cyber Hymnal #233

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