Behold, I stand at the door and knock.@Revelation 3:20
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Phoebe P. Knapp (1839-1908)

Fanny Crosby, in Christian Songs (New York: Biglow & Main, 1872).

Phoebe P. Knapp ( pdf nwc).

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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Behold Me standing at the door,
And hear Me pleading evermore,
With gentle voice: oh, heart of sin,
May I come in? May I come in?

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Behold Me standing at the door,
And hear Me pleading evermore:
Say, weary heart, oppressed with sin,
May I come in? May I come in?

I bore the cruel thorns for thee,
I waited long and patiently;
Say, weary heart, oppressed with sin,
May I come in? May I come in?

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I would not plead with thee in vain;
Remember all My grief and pain;
I died to ransom thee from sin:
May I come in? May I come in?

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I bring thee joy from Heav’n above,
I bring thee pardon, peace, and love:
Say, weary heart, oppressed with sin,
May I come in? May I come in?

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