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They tell me that Jesus is willing to save me

They tell me that Jesus is willing to save me

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [They tell me that Jesus is willing to save me]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 They tell me that Jesus is willing to save me,
If I am but willing to trust in his grace,
And that he will lovingly, kindly receive me
If I will in meekness my footsteps retrace.

Dear Saviour, I’m coming, repentant I’m coming,
My faith very weak, my heart all defiled;
In kindness receive me, and fully forgive me,
And make me henceforth thy obedient child.

2 They tell me that many a penitent sinner
Has come to his arms and a welcome receive,
Because he came trusting the blood of atonement,
And fully the message from heaven believed. [Refrain]

3 They tell me that he at this moment is ready
To save a poor sinner repentant of sin,
And that, if I open my heart to receive him,
With pardon and peace he will enter therein. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #108

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: They tell me that Jesus is willing to save me
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Dear Savior, I'm coming, repentant



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Sacred Trio #420

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Showers of Blessing #108

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The Sacred Trio #420

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