Come unto me, the Savior said, Come unto me the Savior said

Come unto me, the Savior said, Come unto me the Savior said

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Come unto me, the Saviour said]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Come unto me, the Saviour said,
Come unto me, the Saviour said;
Come unto me the Saviour said,
And I will give you rest.

Refrain:
Oh, the blessed words of Jesus!
Precious words! hallowed words!
Oh, the blessed words of Jesus!
Words of life to me.

2 I am the way, the truth, the life,
I am the way, the truth, the life;
I am the way, the truth, the life,
I am the light of the world. [Refrain]

3 Take up the cross and follow me,
Take up the cross and follow me;
Take up the cross and follow me,
And thou shalt have treasure in heaven. [Refrain]

4 Ask and it shall be given you,
Ask and it shall be given you;
Ask and it shall be given you,
Seek and ye shall find. [Refrain]

5 He that believeth on the Son,
Hath everlasting life. [Refrain]

6 Look unto me, and be ye saved,
All the ends of the earth. [Refrain]

7 Blessed are the pure in heart,
For they shall see God. [Refrain]

8 Rejoice and be exceeding glad,
For great is your reward in heaven. [Refrain]

9 I will not leave you comfortless,
I will come unto you. [Refrain]

10 If any man thirst let him come unto me,
And drink of the water of life. [Refrain]

11 Suffer little children to come unto me,
For of such is the kingdom of heaven. [Refrain]

12 I go to prepare a place for you,
In my Father’s house. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #112

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come unto me, the Savior said, Come unto me the Savior said
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Come unto me, ye weary

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Dew Drops: comprising new songs, hymns, etc. for young singers #103Page Scan
Junior Songs: a collection of sacred hymns and songs; for use in meetings of junior societies, Sunday Schools, etc. #112Page Scan
Living Hymns: for use in the Sabbath School, Christian Endeavor Meetings, the church & home #48Page Scan
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #424Page Scan
Showers of Blessing #112TextAudioPage Scan
Temple Themes and Sacred Songs #s83Page Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #424Page Scan



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