Will Lamartine Thompson, 1882
Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling,|
Calling for you and for me;
See, on the portals He's waiting and watching,
Watching for you and for me.
|: Come home, come home, :|
You who are weary, come home;
Earnestly, tenderly, Jesus is calling,
Calling, O sinner, come home!
2. Why should we tarry when Jesus is pleading,
3. Time is now fleeting, the moments are passing,|
Passing from you and from me;
Shadows are gathering, deathbeds are coming,
Coming for you and for me.
4. O for the wonderful love He has promised,
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