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The Savior's Invitation

Ye scarlet colored sinners, come

Published in 19 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Ye scarlet colour'd sinners come;
Jesus the Lord, invites you home;
O whither can you go?
What! are your crimes of crimson hue?
His promise is for ever true,
He'll wash you white as snow.

2 Backsliding souls fill'd with your ways,
Whose weeping nights and wretched days,
In bitterness are spent!
Return to Jesus, he'll reveal
His lovely face, and sweetly heal
What you so much lament.

3 Tried souls! look up—he says 'tis I—
He loves you still, but means to try
If faith will bear the test;
The Lord has giv'n the chiefest good,
He shed for you his precious blood;
O trust him for the rest!

4 Ye tender souls draw hither too,
Ye grateful, highly favour'd few,
Who feel the debt you owe;—
Press on, the Lord hath more to give;
By fiath upon him daily live,
And you shall find it so.

Source: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and original, designed for the use of the Church Universal in public and private devotion #CXXV

Text Information

First Line: Ye scarlet colored sinners, come
Title: The Savior's Invitation
Meter: 8.8.6.8.8.6
Source: Rippon's Collection
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d384

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A Selection of Hymns & Psalms #92

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #S.XV

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #S.XV

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #121a

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Baptist Hymn Book #a228

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Christian Hymns #80

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #80

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #CXXV

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The Baptist Hymn Book #228

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The Christian Psalmist #207

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CXC

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The Discipline of the United Freewill Baptist Church #170

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #839a

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