9964. I Hear A Voice,'Tis Soft And Sweet

1 I hear a voice, ’tis soft and sweet,
It bids my sin-sick soul rejoice;
The same was heard in Salem’s street,
And in the mountain’s cool retreat,
My Savior’s voice.

Sweeter than chiming bells,
Softer than evening rills,
The voice that tells of pardon—
Pardon, peace, and Heav’n.

2 When weary with my load of guilt,
I’ll not forget that Christ is all;
For me His precious blood was spilt;
He sweetly says, Come, if thou wilt;
How glad the call! [Refrain]

3 My soul is troubled like the sea,
The surging billows roll around;
But He who calmed far Galilee
Doth kindly say, Peace be to thee;
How blest the sound! [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: I hear a voice, ’tis soft and sweet
Title: I Hear A Voice,'Tis Soft And Sweet
Author: Robert Fleming Sample, 1829-1905
Refrain First Line: Sweeter than chiming bells
Language: English
Source: Hosanna for the Sunday School by Alfred T. Schauffler (New York: The Century Company, 1898)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [I hear a voice, 'tis soft and sweet]
Composer: Beardsley Van de Water
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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