Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come unto the marriage.@Matthew 22:4
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, 1889; some hymnals show the author as Sallie Smith, one of Fanny’s pseudonyms.

John R. Sweney (🔊 pdf nwc).

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John R. Sweney (1837-1899)

All is ready, the Master, said,
All is ready, the feast is spread;
Sweet His message of love to all,
Yet how many will slight the call!

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Why, why, why will you die?
Ask, and the Savior will freely forgive;
Why, why, why will you die?
Only a look, and your soul shall live.

All is ready, He calleth still;
Come, and welcome, whoever will;
Bring your burdens of doubts and fears,
Bring your sorrow, your cares and tears.

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Though His mercy prolongs your day,
Time is precious, no more delay;
Now He listens to hear your prayer,
Haste the garment of praise to wear.

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Take the pardon His love bestows,
Take the water of life that flows;
Lo, He standeth beside the door:
Hear the Spirit your hearts implore.

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