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Jesus Calls

Wanderer, Jesus calls, O hear his voice

Author: F. A. Blackmer
Tune: [Jesus is calling thee]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Wanderer, Jesus calls!
O hear His voice
Pleading so tenderly;
Make Him your choice.

Jesus is calling,
His voice obey;
Child, come home,
No longer roam,
O sinner, come today.

2 Oft has He lovingly
For thy soul pled;
"For this time go thy way,"
Oft hast thou said. [Chorus]

3 Turn now, O wanderer!
From sin depart;
Lest thy rejecting oft,
Shall steel thy heart. [Chorus]

4 Fail not, O wanderer,
Wisely to choose;
The precious heav'nly gift,
Do not refuse [Chorus]

Source: Singing by the Way (Rev. ed.) #50

Author: F. A. Blackmer

Blackmer, Francis Augustus. (Ware, Massachusetts, February 17, 1855--October 8, 1930, Somerville, Massachusetts). Advent Christian musician. His parents, Augustus and Jane Blackmer, were among those caught up in the excitement of the Millerite Movement. One son, Fred, became an Advent Christian minister. Francis, with a talent recognized at an early age, consecrated his own life to Christian service as a musician. He was immersed in baptism at the Adventist campmeeting in Springfield, Massachusetts, by Elder Miles Grant. His early years were spend in central Massachusetts, his schooling at Wilbraham Academy. He was largely self-taught in harmony and musical composition. He wrote the words and music to his first gospel song, "Out on the f… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Wanderer, Jesus calls, O hear his voice
Title: Jesus Calls
Author: F. A. Blackmer
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus is calling, His voice obey
Copyright: Public Domain



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Singing by the Way #d43


Singing by the Way (Rev. ed.) #50

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