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Today Thy Mercy Calls UsOswald Allen (1816-1878)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
898aSt. PerpetuaSir Joseph Barnby (1838-1896)7.6.7.6.D.
898bSt. AnselmSir Joseph Barnby (1838-1896)7.6.7.6.D.

1Today Thy mercy calls us
To wash away our sin,
However great our trespass,
Whatever we have been;
However long from mercy
Our hearts have turned away,
Thy precious blood can cleanse us,
And make us white today.
2Today Thy gate is open,
And all who enter in
Shall find a Father’s welcome,
And pardon for their sin.
The past shall be forgotten,
A present joy be given,
A future grace be promised,
A glorious crown in heaven.
3Today our Father calls us,
His Holy Spirit waits;
His blessèd Angels gather
Around the heavenly gates:
No question will be asked us
How often we have come;
Although we oft have wandered,
It is our Father’s Home!
4Oh, all-embracing mercy!
Oh, ever-open door!
What should we do without Thee
When heart and eye run o’er?
When all things seem against us,
To drive us to despair,
We know one gate is open,
One ear will hear our prayer! Amen.
Psalm95:7For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice,
Isaiah1:18Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Acts2:38Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Acts3:19Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;
Acts22:16And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.
2 Corinthians6:2(For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)
Hebrews3:7,87 Wherefore (as the Holy Ghost saith, To day if ye will hear his voice, 8 Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:
Revelation3:8I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.

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