Come, ye weary and oppressed, Jesus [now] is calling

Come, ye weary and oppressed, Jesus [now] is calling

Author: R. E. Hudson
Tune: [Come, ye weary and oppressed]
Published in 14 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Come, ye weary and oppressed,
Jesus now is calling you;
Come to him, he’ll give you rest—
Still he bids you come.

Refrain:
Jesus now is calling, calling, calling,
Jesus now is calling you—
Calling you to come.

2 Tho’ your sins like mountains rise,
Jesus now is calling you;
He has made the sacrifice—
Still he bids you come. [Refrain]

3 Tho’ your sins like scarlet be,
Jesus now is calling you;
From your sins he’ll set you free—
Still he bids you come. [Refrain]

4 Come, ye wand’rers from the fold,
Jesus now is calling you;
Oh, his love can ne’er be told! —
Still he bids you come. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #159

Author: R. E. Hudson

Ralph Hudson (1843-1901) was born in Napoleon, OH. He served in the Union Army in the Civil War. After teaching for five years at Mt. Vernon College in Alliance he established his own publishing company in that city. He was a strong prohibitionist and published The Temperance Songster in 1886. He compiled several other collections and supplied tunes for gospel songs, among them Clara Tear Williams' "All my life long I had panted" (Satisfied). See 101 More Hymn Stories, K. Osbeck, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1985). Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, ye weary and oppressed, Jesus [now] is calling
Author: R. E. Hudson
Refrain First Line: Jesus now is calling

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 14 of 14)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Chord #d14
Christian Hymns III #d55
Glad Hallelujahs #d27
Hymn-Songs: for use in the Sunday school, young people's meeting, the church and home #49Page Scan
Kingdom Songs No. 2 #d30
Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #220Page Scan
Quartette: containing Songs for the Ransomed, Songs of Love Peace and Joy, Gems of Gospel Song, Salvation Echoes, with one hundred choice selections added #109Page Scan
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #456Page Scan
Showers of Blessing #159TextAudioPage Scan
Songs for the Ransomed; for Sunday Schools and Gospel Work #d30
The Chord #d16
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #456Page Scan
The Young People's Hymnal, adapted to the use of Sunday schools, Epworth leagues, prayer meetings, and revivals #85Page Scan
Three Hundred Country Chapel Songs and Hymns #d29



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