F. W. Faber, Arr.


O COME to the merciful Saviour who calls you,

O come to the Lord who forgives and forgets;

Though dark be the fortune on earth that befalls you,

A bright home awaits you whose sun never sets.

Come home, come home, in darkness no longer to roam,

Tis Jesus who tenderly calls you today,

Oh brother; my brother, come home.


O come then to Jesus whose arms are extended

To fold His dear children in closest embrace;

O come, and your exile shall shortly be ended,

And Jesus will show you the light of His face.


Then come to the Saviour, whose mercy grows brighter

The longer you look at the depths of His love;

O fear not, ’tis Jesus, and life’s cares grow lighter

While thinking of home and the glory above.


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