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Words and Music: Will Thompson, 1880.

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Music: , in Spark­ling Gems, Nos. 1 and 2 , by (Chi­ca­go, Ill­i­nois: Will L. Thomp­son & Com­pa­ny, 1880) . When the world-re­nowned lay preach­er, Dwight Ly­man Moody, lay on his death bed in his North­fi... The at­tend­ing phy­si­cian re­fused to ad­mit him to the sick­room, and Moody heard them talk­in... Re­cog­niz­ing Thomp­son?s voice, he called for him to come to his bed­side. Tak­ing the Ohio po­et-com­pos­er by the hand, the dy­ing evan­gel­ist said, ? Soft­ly and Ten­der­ly Je­sus is Call­ing? than an­y­thing I have been able to do in my whole life.? This hymn was sung in the Acad­e­my Award win­ning mo­vie Trip to Boun­ti­ful (1985), and at a me... Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling, Calling for you and for me; See, on the portals He?s waitin... Refrain Come home, come home, You who are weary, come home; Earnestly, tenderly, Jesus is calling, Callin... Why should we tarry when Jesus is pleading, Pleading for you and for me? Why should we linger and heed not His mercies, Mercies for you and for me? Words & Music: , in Spark­ling Gems, Nos. 1 and 2 , by (Chi­ca­go, Ill­i­nois: Will L. Thomp­son & Com­pa­ny, 1880) .

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