Whosoever Calleth

O hear the joyful message

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [O hear the joyful message]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Oh, hear the joyful message,
‘Tis sounding far and wide:
Good news of full salvation,
Thro’ Him, the Crucified!
God’s Word is truth eternal;
Its promise all may claim.
Who look by faith to Jesus,
And call upon His name.

“Whosoever calleth,
Whosoever calleth,
Whosoever calleth
on His name shall be saved!
Whosoever calleth,
Whosoever calleth,
Whosoever calleth
on the Lord shall be saved!”

2 Ye souls that long in darkness,
The path of sin have trod,
Behold the light of mercy!
Behold the Lamb of God!
With all your heart believe Him,
And now the promise claim—
That none shall ever perish
Who call upon His name. [Refrain]

3 Ye weary, heavy laden,
Oppressed with toil and care:
He waits to bid you welcome,
And all your burdens bear;
A precious gift He offers,
A gift that all may claim,
Who look to Him believing,
And call upon His name. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Hymns No. 5 #86

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24, 1820. She became… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O hear the joyful message
Title: Whosoever Calleth
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Whosover calleth
Copyright: Public Domain



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