Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with Me in paradise.@Luke 23:43
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Daniel W. Whittle (1840-1901)

Daniel W. Whittle, 1878.

James McGranahan (🔊 pdf nwc).

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James McGranahan (1840-1907)

How sweet the word of Christ the Lord,
While on the cross He dies,
A word to all who on Him call
For life in paradise.

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From the cross the Savior cries,
Come with Me to paradise;
Look to Me, believe and live,
Accept the life I freely give.

The dying thief, in full belief,
On Jesus fixed his eyes;
His only plea, Remember me,
O Lord, in paradise.

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By man condemned, without a friend,
Will Jesus heed his cries?
O blessèd Lord, how quick Thy word,
Today in paradise.

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Tho’ vile as he, O sinner, flee
While Jesus calls, be wise;
His word believe, and now receive
A life in paradise.

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