RESTORATION

Composer: Anonymous

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Tune Information

Composer: Anonymous (1835)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 13317 13317 57771
Key: f minor
Source: W. Walker's Southern Harmony, 1835

Texts

Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy

Come, ye sinners, poor and needy,
Weak and wounded, sick and sore!
Jesus ready stands to save you,
Full of pity, love and power.
He is able, He is able, He is able,
He is willing, doubt no more!

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Notes

ARISE is an anonymous American folk melody. Set to "Mercy, O Thou Son of David," the tune was published in William Walker's (PHH 44) Southern Harmony (1835) with the title RESTORATION. Its name was changed to ARISE (after the refrain in the ballad about the prodigal son) when it was set to Hart's text. Like many folk tunes, ARISE is pentatonic and could be sung in two-part canon (at one measure), but then the accompaniment should not be used. Sing in unison on stanza 1, with the choir in canon on stanza 2. Try having the entire group sing in harmony on stanzas 3 and 4. When singing and accompanying, be sure to retain the sturdiness of this folk melody. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Media

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #323
Text: Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #420
Text: Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #197
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #959
Text: Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2053
Text: God, Renew Us By Your Spirit!
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7296
Text: What This Host?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #252
Text: Father in Heaven
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #534
Text: Come, You Sinners, Poor and Needy
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
Timeless Truths #672
Text: Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy
  • Come_Ye_Sinners_Poor_and_Needy.pdf (PDF)

Instances

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African American Heritage Hymnal #361

Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #326b

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #323

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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #420

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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #471

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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #486

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #197

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Common Praise (1998) #608

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Common Praise (1998) #609

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Evangelical Lutheran Worship #397

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Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #415

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #550

Hymnal Supplement II #39

Hymnal: A Worship Book #139

Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #318

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Hymns to the Living God #75

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #766

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Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #657

Lutheran Service Book #753

Moravian Book of Worship #632

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Moravian Book of Worship #765

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Moravian Book of Worship #780

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Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #78E

Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #142A

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #252

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #534

Rejoice Hymns #338

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Renew! Songs & Hymns for Blended Worship #141

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #280

Sing Justice! Do Justice! #14

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Sing! A New Creation #135

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Sing! A New Creation #237

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Small Church Music #1757

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Small Church Music #3727

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The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #486

The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #103

The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #604

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The Cyber Hymnal #959

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The Cyber Hymnal #2053

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The Cyber Hymnal #7296

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #334

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The United Methodist Hymnal #340

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The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #283

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The Worshiping Church #451

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Timeless Truths #672

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Worship (3rd ed.) #756

Worship (4th ed.) #711

Worship (4th ed.) #922

Worship (4th ed.) #962

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