Scripture Verse

I stand at the door, and knock.@Revelation 3:20
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John H. Tenney
(1840–1918)

Words: An­zen­tia I. Chap­man (1849–1889). Pub­lished in Tri­um­phant Songs No. 5, ed­it­ed by Ed­win O. Ex­cell (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: E. O. Ex­cell, 1896), num­ber 129.

Music: Mont­au­ban John H. Ten­ney (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Yes, there is room for Jesus
Within this contrite heart;
Dear Savior, wait no longer,
But grace divine impart.

Refrain

Room, O blessèd Savior,
In my poor wandering heart;
Come in and reign forever,
New life and peace impart.

Yes, there is room for Jesus—
The Guest of heav’nly birth;
His life He gave a ransom
For all the sons of earth.

Refrain

Yes, there is room for Jesus,
Oh, enter, Lord and reign;
The King and mighty Conqueror,
O’er death and sin and pain.

Refrain

I’ll sing aloud the praises
Of Him who saves from doom;
Dear Lord, thro’ coming ages,
My heart shall give Thee room.

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