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We have a message, a message from Jesus

We have a message, a message from Jesus

Author: R. R. Couch
Tune: [I have a Savior, He's pleading in glory] (Sankey)
Published in 4 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

WE have a message, a message from Jesus,
And time is now speeding, the moments are few;
The Master is come, O make haste to receive him,
For sinners he waits; he is calling for you!

For you he is calling, for you he is calling,
Yes, Jesus is calling, is calling for you.

2 We have a message, a message from Jesus,
A message of hope to the weary of heart;
The love of my Saviour, there’s nothing so precious,
The friendship of Jesus will never depart.

3 We have a message, a message from Jesus,
A message of love to the poor sinbound soul;
The love of my Jesus will snap every fetter,
The blood of my Saviour makes perfectly whole.

4 We have a message, a message from Jesus:
O do not reject him and forfeit your soul!
The Saviour invites you just now to receive him,
And in his great love to be made fully whole.

Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #273

Author: R. R. Couch

Rebecca Rhoda Couch (born Foster), born 14 March 1853 in Gillingham, Kent, died 21 May 1946 in Barming Heath, Kent, was a British soldier salvation. Rebecca Rhoda Couch was the daughter of Richard T. Foster, printer at Dockyard in Chatham. She was married to Mark Couch, a military within British engineer troops and lived with him in New Brompton and Gillingham in Kent. On December 22, 1881 published the Couch in the Salvation Army's magazine The War Cry (The Battle Cry) a lyric entitled "We have a message." This song (the melody of Ira ​​David Sankey ) have subsequently been incorporated into the Salvation Army's solid vocal repertoire and is in Swedish translation represented in the Salvation Army Songbook in 1968, and the Salvat… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We have a message, a message from Jesus
Author: R. R. Couch
Refrain First Line: For you he is calling



The Cyber Hymnal #7412
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The Cyber Hymnal #7412


The Song Book of the Salvation Army #273

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