646. I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say

1 I heard the voice of Jesus say,
"Come unto me and rest;
Lay down, O weary one, lay down
Your head upon my breast."
I came to Jesus as I was,
So weary, worn, and sad;
I found in him a resting place,
And he has made me glad.

2 I heard the voice of Jesus say,
"Behold, I freely give
The living water; thirsty one,
Stoop down and drink and live."
I came to Jesus and I drank
Of that life-giving stream;
My thirst was quenched, my soul revived,
And now I live in him.

3 I heard the voice of Jesus say,
"I am this dark world's light;
Look unto me, your morn shall rise,
And all your day be bright."
I looked to Jesus and I found
In him my star, my sun;
And in that light of life I'll walk
Till trav'ling days are done.

Text Information
First Line: I heard the voice of Jesus say
Title: I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
Author: Horatius Bonar, 1808-1889
Publication Date: 1994
Meter: CMD
Scripture: Matthew 11:25-30; Mark 6:30-34; John 1:9; John 4:5-42; Galatians 2:20
Topic: Commandments
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: KINGSFOLD
Harmonizer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958
Meter: CMD
Key: e minor
Source: English
Copyright: From English Hymnal © Oxford University Press



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