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There's a voice soft and gentle, 'tis calling today

There's a voice soft and gentle, 'tis calling today

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [There’s a voice soft and gentle; ‘tis calling today]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a voice soft and gentle; ‘tis calling today,
Will you come? Will you come?
‘Tis the voice of the Lord, hear Him tenderly say:
Will you come? Will you come?

Refrain:
Will you come? Will you come?
Will you come? Will you come?
“Whosoever is willing,” O hear Jesus say,
“Whosoever is willing,” is welcome today;
Will you come? Will you come?
Will you come? O will you come?

2 Will you come to the fountain once opened for sin,
Will you come? Will you come?
Will you yield to the Spirit who whispers within:
Will you come? Will you come? [Refrain]

3 Will you come to the pastures all sunny and fair,
Will you come? Will you come?
Will you follow the Shepherd, and trust in His care;
Will you come? Will you come? [Refrain]

4 Let His sweet invitation rebuke all your doubt,
Will you come? Will you come?
“Whoso cometh to me, I will never cast out.”
Will you come? Will you come? [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.4 #22

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a voice soft and gentle, 'tis calling today
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Will you come

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Triumphant Songs No.4 #22

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