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

Thoro Harris, in The New and Living Way, edited by Duke M. Farson, Edwin L. Harvey & W. Pettengill (Waukesha, Wisconsin: Metropolitan Church Association, 1913) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Thoro Harris (1874–1955)

Come to the ark of refuge,
Come to the place of rest;
Safe in this quiet harbor,
Naught can thy peace molest;
Come with thy guilt to Jesus,
Weary and sore distressed;
List to His plea, Come unto Me,
And I will give you rest.

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O message of mercy!
Unbounded, unknown!
He died to redeem thee;
O make Him now thine own!
By faith in His mercy,
By trust in His grace;
With saints in His kingdom,
He’ll give thy soul a place.

Come to the heart that loves thee,
Come to the soul’s true home,
Come while the Lord invites thee,
Come while there yet is room;
Tell Him thy every sorrow,
Naught from this Friend withhold;
He’ll hear thy prayer, thy burden bear,
Trust in His love untold.

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Come to the soul’s sure refuge;
When breaks the world’s fierce blast,
He will protect His children
Till all is overpast;
When storms without are raging
Rest and be not afraid;
Look to the Lord, hope in His word,
Trust, and be undismayed.

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