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Will you go to Jesus

Representative Text

1 Wanderer in sinful ways,
Will you go to Jesus?
He will save you by his grace,
Will you go to Jesus?

He is waiting to receive,
If you only will believe,
And to him your heart will give,
Will you go to Jesus?

2 Wanderer on barren ground,
Will you go to Jesus?
Only so can peace be found,
Will you go to Jesus? [Refrain]

3 Wanderer, before too late,
Will you go to Jesus?
Death may seal your awful fate,
Will you go to Jesus? [Refrain]

4 Wanderer, do not delay!
Will you go to Jesus?
Start for heaven—Start today!
Will you go to Jesus? [Refrain]

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #900

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Eden Reeder Latta, 1839-1915 Born: March 24, 1839, Haw Patch, In­di­a­na. Died: Dec 21, 1915, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Buried: City cem­e­tery, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Boyhood friend of Wil­liam A. Og­den, Lat­ta taught for a time in the pub­lic schools of Coles­burg, Io­wa. He wrote over 1,600 songs and hymns in his life­time. His works in­clude: The Ri­ver of Life (Bos­ton, Mass­a­chu­setts: Ol­iv­er Dit­son Com­pa­ny) Sources: Hall, pp. 173-75 Lyrics-- Away to the Woods Beautiful Robe and Crown Blessèd Be the Fount­ain Bright Glo­ry to Come Can Je­sus See and Hear? Come to Je­sus Green Past­ures He Is Ris­en I’m a Child of the King It Is… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Wanderer in sinful ways
Title: Will you go to Jesus
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Refrain First Line: He is waiting to receive



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Church and Sunday School Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... [with Deutscher Anhang] #220


The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #900

The Song Service, No.1 #d94

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