Rise; He calleth thee.@Mark 10:49
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John M. Wigner (1844-1911)

John M. Wigner, in Select Songs No. 2, edited by F. N. Peloubet & Hubert P. Main (New York: Biglow & Main, 1893).

Hartham Livesey L. K. Carrott (🔊 pdf nwc).

Lo, a loving friend is waiting,
He is calling thee;
Listen to His voice so tender,
“Come to Me.

“On the cross for thee I suffered,
Death I bore for thee,
Canst thou still refuse My mercy?
Trust to Me.

Long hast thou been Satan’s captive,
I will set Thee free;
Then, rejoicing in thy freedom,
Follow Me.

Many times has Jesus spoken,
Now He speaks again;
Shall Thy Savior’s invitation
Be in vain?

Soon that voice will cease its calling,
Wilt thou still delay?
Wait no longer, sin grows stronger,
Yield today.

Savior, I will wait no longer,
Now to Thee I come;
And when life’s short voyage is over,
Take me home.