File Name: softly and tenderly jesus is calling .zip
Translation: C Instrument sheet music. Choir sheet music. Organ Accompaniment sheet music. Arranged by Thomas Keesecker. Translation: Piano sheet music. Arranged by Thomas Porter. For 2 equal voices, piano.
It was composed and written by Will L. Thompson in Allegedly, when evangelist Dwight L. Moody was in the hospital barred from seeing visitors although Thompson had arrived, Moody insisted that Thompson be let in, whereupon Moody told him:. Thompson was a member of the Churches of Christ , where several of his hymns and gospel songs continue in use. It is among the most prolifically translated gospel songs and has spread appealingly into the repertoire of various fellowships of Christendom.
Refrain: Come home, come home; you who are weary come home; earnestly, tenderly, Jesus is calling, calling, O sinner, come home! Why should we linger and heed not his mercies, mercies for you and for me? Though we have sinned, he has mercy and pardon, pardon for you and for me. Thompson Meter: The first stanza and refrain give the picture that Jesus is gently calling, like a mother after her small children. The second stanza reminds us that there is nothing to be gained by delay, especially when the third warns that death is coming sooner or later. The final stanza entices us with a promise of love, pardon, and mercy that is wonderfully available for those who wish to accept it.
Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling. Will Lamartine Thompson. Will Lamartine Thompson, Public Domain. Courtesy of the Cyber Hymnal™. 4. O for.
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Thompson arranged by madams for Piano Solo. Preview softly and tenderly jesus is calling for string orchestra is available in 6 pages and compose for intermediate difficulty. Its sweetness and sentimentality, frequently seen as drawbacks in music, poetry, and art, make it very appropriate for those sad occasions when funeral hymns are needed.
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