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Will You Receive Him?

Will you receive Him

Author: Laura E. Newell
Tune: [Will you receive Him]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Will you receive Him?
Will you receive Him?
Jesus is calling tonight.
Tenderly calling,
Shadows are falling,
Yet He would make your way bright.

Calling, oh, hear Him calling, oh, hear Him,
Jesus your pathway would light.
Calling, oh, hear Him calling, oh, hear Him,
Jesus is calling tonight.

2 While He is near you,
How He would cheer you,
Jesus is calling tonight.
What are you sowing?
Moments are going,
Now take a stand for the right. [Refrain]

3 Humbly confessing,
Craving His blessing,
Come to the Saviour, O come.
He will protect you,
Ever direct you,
Till He shall welcome you home. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 4 #245

Author: Laura E. Newell

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1854, New Marl­bo­rough, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Oc­to­ber 13, 1916, Man­hat­tan, Kan­sas. Daughter of Mr. and Edward A. Pixley, but orphaned as an infant, Laura was adopted by her aunt, then Mrs. Hiram Mabie, who at the time lived in New York. In 1858, the Mabie family moved to a farm south of where Wamego, Kansas, now stands. Two years after the move, Mr. Mabie died, and his wife resumed teaching. In 1860, Mrs. Mabie accepted a position in Topeka, Kansas, where she taught many years. Under her tutelage, Laura received her education. As early as age 12, Laura was writing rhymes, and two years later her poems began to appear in local newspapers. She had no thought of a literary career; she simply wrote… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Will you receive Him
Title: Will You Receive Him?
Author: Laura E. Newell
Refrain First Line: Calling, oh, hear Him calling, oh, hear Him
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.
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