They told him that Jesus of Nazareth was passing by, and he cried, saying, Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me.@Luke 18:37-38
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, 1895. Some hymnals show the author as Annie James, one of Fanny’s pseudonyms.

W. Howard Doane (🔊 pdf nwc).

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W. Howard Doane (1832-1915)

Is there a heart that is waiting,
Longing for pardon today?
Hear the glad message proclaiming,
Jesus is passing this way.

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Jesus is passing this way,
This way, today;
Jesus is passing this way,
Is passing this way today.

Is there a heart that has wandered?
Come with thy burden today;
Mercy is tenderly pleading,
Jesus is passing this way.

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Is there a heart that is broken?
Weary and sighing for rest?
Come to the arms of the Savior,
Pillow thy head on His breast.

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Come to thy only Redeemer,
Come to His infinite love;
Come to the gate that is leading
Homeward to mansions above.

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