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22. If, Lord, thou callest me

1 If, Lord, Thou callest me,
Here, Lord, am I;
Where'er Thou bid'st me be,
Thither I fly;
If to Thy feast to come,
Rich with Thy presence there,
With wedding garment on
I will appear.

2 If to Gethsemane,
To scenes of woe,
Thou, Lord, e'er callest me,
Thither I go;
There, if Thou callest me,
I answer, "Here am I!"
Where'er Thou sendest me,
There would I fly.

3 Or, if to Calvary,
Leading the way,
Lord, if Thou callest me,
I will obey;
There by Thy cross to be,
There by Thy cross to die,
If Lord, Thou callest me,
"Here, Lord am I."

4 And, when this life is o'er,
Oh, blest repose!
Upward to Thee I soar,
From death who rose;
Lord, when Thou callest me,
Upward to Thee on high,
"I come, I come to Thee,"
Blissful my cry.

Text Information
First Line: If, Lord, Thou callest me
Title: If, Lord, thou callest me
Author: D. C. Addison
Publication Date: 1877
Tune Information
Name: [If, Lord, Thou callest me]
Composer: Knowles Shaw
Key: E♭ Major

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