Whosoever will, let him take the free gift of the water of life.@Revelation 22:17
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, 1898.

Stephen C. Foster (1826-1864) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Stephen C. Foster (1826-1864)

O ye thirsty ones that languish
On life’s drifting sand!
’Tis the Savior bending o’er you,
Reaching out His toil-worn hand.

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Why will ye wander,
Far away from home?
To the loving arms of mercy
Whosoever will may come.

From the river gently flowing
Drink a full supply;
Free to all its blessèd waters,
Wherefore will ye faint and die?

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O, the bliss of life eternal
You may also share!
Come to Jesus, and believing,
Enter thro’ the gate of prayer.

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Lo, the summer days are ending,
They will soon be o’er;
While the Spirit still is pleading,
Grieve your dearest friend no more.

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