Scripture Verse

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


Words & Mu­sic: 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).

Thoro Harris


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.


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.


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.