Jesus Calls Us O’er The Tumult ~ Lyrics
1. Jesus calls us o’er the tumult
of our life’s wild restless sea; day by day his voice still calls us saying, ‘Christian, follow me.’
2. As of old Saint Andrew heard it
by the Galilean lake, turned from home and work and kindred, leaving all for Jesus’ sake.
3. Jesus calls us from the worship
of the vain world’s golden store, from each idol that would keep us, saying, ‘Christian, love me more.’
4. In our joys and in our sorrows,
days of toil and hours of ease, Jesus calls, in cares and pleasures, ‘Christian, love me more than these.’
5. Jesus calls us: by your mercies,
Saviour, may we hear your call, give our hearts in glad obedience, serve and love you best of all. Meter: 87 87. Lyricist: Cecil Frances Alexander (1818 – 1895). Public Domain. Merton ~ Recording https://play.hymnswithoutwords.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Jesus-calls-us-oer-the-tumult-Merton-87-87-5-Verses-Organ-2018.mp3
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Hark A Herald Voice Is Calling ~ Lyrics
1. Hark a herald voice is calling:
‘Christ is nigh,’ it seems to say; ‘Cast away the dreams of darkness, O ye children of the day!’
2. Startled at the solemn warning,
Let the earth-bound soul arise; Christ, her Sun, all sloth dispelling, Shines upon the morning skies.
3. Lo! the Lamb, so long expected,
Comes with pardon down from heaven; Let us haste, with tears of sorrow, One and all to be forgiven;
4. So when next he comes with glory,
Wrapping all the earth in fear, May he then as our defender Of the clouds of heaven appear.
5. Honour, glory, virtue, merit,
To the Father and the Son, With the co-eternal Spirit, While unending ages run. Meter: 87 87. Lyrics by an unknown 6th Century author, translated by Edward Caswall (1814 – 1878). Public Domain. Recordings https://play.hymnswithoutwords.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Hark-a-herald-voice-is-calling-Merton-5-verses-Organ-and-Trumpet-Descant-2019.mp3
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