182. I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say

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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 him in 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 traveling days are done.

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First Line: I heard the voice of Jesus say
Title: I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
Author: Horatius Bonar (1846, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: CMD
Scripture: Matthew 11:28-30; John 4:10-14; John 8:12; John 9:5; John 10:27; Ephesians 5:8; Revelation 3:20; Revelation 22:17
Topic: Christian Year: Baptism of Jesus; Christian Year: Transfiguration; Jesus Christ: Life3 more...
Language: English
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Name: KINGSFOLD
Harmonizer: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906)
Meter: CMD
Key: e minor or modal
Source: English County Songs, 1893


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Each stanza here pairs an invitation from Jesus with a response from the narrator. These three invitations recall how Jesus welcomed those who were heavy laden (Matthew 11:28), offered living water (John 4:10–14), and identified himself as the light of the world (John 8:12, 9:5)


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