Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart.@Luke 10:27
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, in Winning Songs, edited by John R. Sweney et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1892).

John R. Sweney (🔊 pdf nwc).

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John R. Sweney (1837-1899)

Weary child, thy sin forsaking,
Close thy heart no more;
From thy dream of pleasure waking,
Open wide the door.

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While the lamp of life is burning,
And the heart of God is yearning,
To His loving arms returning,
Give thy wand’ring o’er.

To the Savior’s tender pleading,
Close thy heart no more;
Now the call of mercy heeding
Open wide the door.

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To the Gospel invitation
Close thy heart no more;
To receive a full salvation
Open wide the door.

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To the joy that fadeth never
Close thy heart no more;
To the peace abiding ever
Open wide the door.

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