Song: O Precious Word in Gospel Hymns No. 5

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Copyright 1886, by Ira D. Sankey

Published in Gospel Hymns No. 5 (Copyright 1890, by The Biglow & Main Co. and The John Church Co.)

Lyricist(s):
Crosby, Fanny J.

Page 31
Format: Full words and music
Designation: 29
Verses: 4 verses

Associated Tunes

O Precious Word, #29

Lyrics

Verse 1
O precious word that Jesus said!
The soul that comes to Me,
I will in no wise cast him out,
Whoever he may be.

Refrain
Whoever he may be,
Whoever he may be,
I will in no wise cast him out,
Whoever he may be.

Verse 2
O precious word that Jesus said!
Behold, I am the Door;
And all who enter in by Me
Have life forevermore.

Refrain
Have life forevermore,
Have life forevermore,
And all who enter in by Me
Have life forevermore.

Verse 3
O precious word that Jesus said!
Come, weary souls oppressed,
Come take My yoke and learn of Me,
And I will give you rest.

Refrain
And I will give you rest,
And I will give you rest,
Come take my yoke and learn of Me,
And I will give you rest.

Verse 4
O precious word that Jesus said!
The world I overcame;
And they who follow where I lead
Shall conquer in My name.

Refrain
Shall conquer in My Name,
Shall conquer in My Name,
Shall And they who follow where I lead
Shall conquer in My name.