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O Come Unto Jesus

There's a soft pleading voice, calling tenderly

Author: Nellie A. Montgomery
Tune: [There's a soft pleading voice, calling tenderly]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There's a soft pleading voice, calling tenderly,
To the heart heavy laden and sad;
At the cross thou shalt be, from thy burden set free,
Then look up, weary one, and be glad.

Chorus:
O come, unto Jesus,
And His love do not doubt;
This the promise to thee:
He that cometh unto Me,
I will never, no never cast out.

2 Heed not sin's luring tones, tho' so temptingly
She doth whisper of joys yet unknown;
Only Jesus can give pleasures sweet, that will live;
He withholds naught of good from His own. [Chorus]

3 When He hung on the cross, O how cruelly!
Did they mock as they pass'd by Him there!
Will you mock at Him too, when He hung there for you,
Whom He lov'd with a love past compare? [Chorus]

4 Yield to Him, for He pleads, O so patiently!
As no friend ever sought thee before,
On His dear, loving breast, all who come shall find rest;
Joy and peace to thy soul He'll restore. [Chorus]

Source: Devotional Songs #158

Author: Nellie A. Montgomery

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Text Information

First Line: There's a soft pleading voice, calling tenderly
Title: O Come Unto Jesus
Author: Nellie A. Montgomery
Refrain First Line: O, come unto Jesus and his love
Copyright: Public Domain

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Choice Songs #108

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Devotional Songs #158

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Exalted Praise #62

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Gospel Songs No. 2 #303

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Lasting Hymns #52

Notes of Gladness #d134

Precious Jewels of Sacred Song #d241

Sing His Praise #d217

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