Song lyrics to Behold the Saviour at the Door – words by W. H. Bagby (1903) Behold the Saviour at the door! He gently knocks—has knocked before; Has waited long—is waiting still; You use no other friend so ill. Open the door, He’ll enter in, And sup with you, and you with Him. Oh lovely […]
As the serpent raised by Moses – based on Numbers 21, where Moses was instructed to create a brass serpent on a rod — and anyone who had been bitten by a deadly serpent and looked on the brass likeness was healed. Referenced in John 3:14. Words by John Newton, sung to “All for Jesus” […]
Song lyrics to The Wedding Banquet Lyrics, aka. I Cannot Come This hymn by American Medical Mission Sister Miriam Therese Winter is based on the parable of the wedding banquet, from Matthew 22. It was originally published in her 1966, collection “Joy is Like the Rain“. It has subsequently been published in other books, including Songlines.
Song lyrics to When Mothers of Salem Their Children Brought to Jesus, written by W. M. Hutchings (1850)
The Twelve Days of Christmas song lyrics The Twelve Days of Christmas was published in England in 1780 without music as a chant or rhyme, is thought to be French in origin. The standard tune now associated with it is derived from a 1909 arrangement of a traditional folk melody by English composer Frederic Austin.