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Come, Sinner, Come

While Jesus whispers to you

Author: William Ellsworth Witter
Tune: [While Jesus whispers to you] (Palmer)
Published in 344 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
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1 While Jesus whispers to you,
Come, sinner, come!
While we are praying for you,
Come, sinner come!
Now is the time to own Him,
Come, sinner, come!
Now is the time to know Him,
Come, sinner come!

2 Are you too, heavy laden?
Come, sinner, come!
Jesus will bear your burden,
Come, sinner come!
Jesus will not deceive you,
Come, sinner, come!
Jesus will now receive you,
Come, sinner come!

3 Why will you longer doubt Him?
Come, sinner, come!
What will you do without Him?
Come, sinner come!
For you His heart is yearning,
Come, sinner, come!
Why not to Him be turning?
Come, sinner come!

4 Far off you may have wandered,
Come, sinner, come!
God's gifts you may have squandered,
Come, sinner come!
Cease now, your heart to harden,
Come, sinner, come!
Jesus will freely pardon,
Come, sinner come!

5 Oh, hear His tender pleading,
Come, sinner, come!
Come and receive the blessing,
Come, sinner come!
While Jesus whispers to you,
Come, sinner, come!
While we are praying for you,
Come, sinner come!

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #506

Author: William Ellsworth Witter

Witter, Will Ellsworth, was born Dec. 9, 1854, near La Grange, New York, and educated at the Genessee State Normal School, New York, and the University of Rochester. From the latter he passed in 1880 to the Rochester Baptist Theological Seminary, and in 1884 he entered the Baptist Ministry. He has written several songs and poems, one of which:— While Jesus whispers to you (The Divine Call) has come into somewhat prominent use. It was written in July 1878, and originated mainly in the great anxiety of the author respecting two of his pupils. In 1878 it was set to music by H. R. Palmer, and included in his Book of Anthems, 1878: from whence it passed into Good as Gold, and I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London 1881.… Go to person page >

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First Line: While Jesus whispers to you
Title: Come, Sinner, Come
Author: William Ellsworth Witter

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The Cyber Hymnal #972
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Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #289
The Cyber Hymnal #972TextScoreAudio
Include 342 pre-1979 instances



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