Scripture Verse

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

Introduction

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Ira D. Sankey
(1840–1908)

Words: Anne R. Cou­sin, in Wel­come Tid­ings, ed­it­ed by Ro­bert Low­ry, W. How­ard Doane & Ira San­key (New York: Big­low & Main, 1877).

Music: Es­rom Ira D. San­key, 1877 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you have ac­cess to a bet­ter pho­to of Cou­sin, would you ?

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Anne R. Cousin
(1824–1906)

Lyrics

Is Jesus able to redeem
A sinner lost, like me?
My sins so great, so many seem!
O sinner, come and see.

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The blood that Jesus shed of old
Was shed for you and me:
And there is room within the fold—
O come to Him and see.

Is Jesus willing to forgive
A rebel child, like me?
Who would not in His favor live?
O rebel, come and see.

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Is Jesus waiting to relieve
A wanderer, like me,
Who chose the Father’s house to leave?
O wanderer, come and see.

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Is Jesus ready now to save
A guilty one, like me,
Who brought Him to the cross and grave?
Come, guilty one, and see.

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