Softly And Tenderly
Scripture: Luke 5:32
Time Signature: 6/8
Hymn Status: Public Domain (This hymn is free to use for display and print)
Verse 1: Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling, calling for you and for me, see on the portals he’s waiting and watching, watching for you and for me.
Verse 2: 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?
Verse 3: Time is now fleeting, the moments are passing, passing from you and from me; shadows are gathering, lifes end is coming, coming from you and from me.
Verse 4: O! for the wonderful love he has promised, promised for you and for me, tho we have sinned he has mercy and pardon, pardon for you and for me.
Chorus: Come home, come home, ye who are weary come home; earnestly, tenderly Jesus is calling, calling o, sinner, come home.