Scripture Verse

The Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely. Revelation 22:17

Introduction

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Henry U. Onderdonk
1789–1858

Words: Hen­ry U. On­der­donk, 1826.

Music: St. An­drew (Barn­by) Jo­seph Barn­by, 1866 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Joseph Barnby
1838–1896

Lyrics

The Spirit in our hearts
Is whispering, Sinner, come;
The bride, the Church of Christ, proclaims
To all His children, Come.

To him that heareth say
To all about him, Come;
To him that thirsts for righteousness
To Christ the fountain come.

Yes, whosoever will
O let him freely come,
And freely drink the stream of life;
’Tis Jesus bids him come.

Lo, Jesus who invites,
Declares, I quickly come.
Lord, even so; I wait Thy hour:
Jesus, my Savior, come.