Let the Savior In

'Tis the Savior who would claim

Author: Josephine Pollard
Tune: ['Tis the Savior who would claim]
Published in 21 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 ‘Tis the Savior who would claim
Entrance to your heart:
Will you send your Lord away?—
Will you say?—“Depart!”
He will all your trials share,
He will cleanse you from all sin.

‘Tis your Savior, ‘tis your Savior standing there”
Haste, and let Him in! Let Him in!
Lest He turn away, let Him in!

2 No one like the Savior knocks
At the sinner’s door;
‘Tis no stranger that implores,—
He has knocked before;
He has often sought your heart:
Shall He cleanse it now from sin? [Refrain]

3 Oh, how can you bid Him wait
Till another day,
When already Jesus weeps
At the long delay?
‘Twas for you that Jesus died,
And ‘tis you He longs to win. [Refrain]

Source: Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #198

Author: Josephine Pollard

Pollard, Josephine, born in New York, circa 1840, is the author of (1) "I stood outside the gate" (Lent), (2) "Joy-bells ringing, Children singing" (Joy) in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 'Tis the Savior who would claim
Title: Let the Savior In
Author: Josephine Pollard
Language: English
Refrain First Line: 'Tis your Savior, 'tis your Savior, standing there
Copyright: Public Domain



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