Scripture Verse

Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28


Words: New­ton W. All­phin, in New Vic­to­ry, ed­it­ed by Em­mett S. Dean (Nash­ville, Ten­nes­see: Na­tion­al Bap­tist Pub­lish­ing Board, 1918), num­ber 63.

Music: Bev­er­ly Park John W. Wool­ard (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Wool­ard (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), or a bet­ter one of All­phin, would you ?

Newton W. Allphin


Weary soul, bowed down in sorrow,
Turn to Christ, the Lord, today;
Say not in thine heart, tomorrow,
But believe now while you may.


Hear Him pleading, gently pleading,
Come to Him without delay;
For your soul He’s interceding;
Come, His blessèd Word obey.

With the Savior’s promised blessing,
Wealth of earth can not compare;
Come at once, His name confessing,
That His glory you may share.


He will give you life eternal,
Pleasures too, that ne’er decay,
In a land of joy supernal,
If you will His Word obey.


Cease your wandering, now so dreary,
Seek for sweet and peaceful rest;
Hungry, thirsty, or aweary,
Come and be forever blest.