376. I heard the voice of Jesus say

1 I heard the voice of Jesus say,
'Come unto me and rest;
Lay down, thou weary one, lay down
Thy head upon my breast:'
I came to Jesus as I was,
Weary, and worn, and sad;
I found in him a resting place,
And he has made me glad.

2 I heard the voice of Jesus say,
'Behold, I freely give
The living water, thirsty one;
Stoop down, and drink, and live:
I came to Jesus, and I drank
Of that life-giving stream;
My thirst was quenched, my soul revived,
And now I live in him.

3 I heard the voice of Jesus say,
'I am this dark world’s Light;
Look unto me, thy morn shall rise,
And all thy day be bright:'
I looked to Jesus, and I found
In him my Star, my Sun;
And in that light of life I’ll walk
Till traveling days are done.

Text Information
First Line: I heard the voice of Jesus say
Author: Horatius Bonar, 1808-89
Meter: DCM
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Topic: The Christian Year: Lent
Tune Information
Adapter: R. V. W.
Meter: DCM
Key: G Major
Source: English folk song
Copyright: Arr. By permission of Oxford Univeristy Press (from "English Hymnal")

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