711. Jesus Calls Us O'er the Tumult

1 Jesus calls us o'er the tumult
of our life's wild, restless sea;
day by day his voice invites me,
saying "Christian, follow me!"

2 As the first disciples heard it
by the Galilean lake,
turned from home and toil and kindred,
leaving all for his dear sake.

3 Jesus calls us from the worship
of the vain world's golden store,
from each idol that would keep us,
saying "Christian, love me more."

4 In our joys and in our sorrows,
days of toil and hours of ease,
still he calls, in cares and pleasures,
"Christian, love me more than these."

5 Jesus calls us! In your mercy,
Savior, help us hear your call;
give our hearts to your obedience,
serve and love you best of all!

Text Information
First Line: Jesus calls us o'er the tumult
Title: Jesus Calls Us O'er the Tumult
Author: Cecil F. Alexander, 1818-1895 (alt.)
Meter: 87 87
Language: English
Publication Date: 2021
Scripture: ;
Topic: Discipleship
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: Christian F. Witt, 1660-1716
Adapter: William H. Havergal, 1793-1870 (alt.)
Meter: 87 87
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain

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