Nursery Rhymes

Come to Jesus

Come to Jesus Lyrics and Music

The rousing words and lyrics of the favorite hymn begin with "Come to Jesus, He will save you, Though your sins as crimson glow" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "Come to Jesus" hymn were written by its American author Eden Reeder Latta. The author of the hymn, Eden Reeder Latta, was born on March 24, 1839 and died on December 21, 1915. The sublime music that accompanies the "Come to Jesus" song of praise was composed by John Harrison Tenney The composer of the music to the "Come to Jesus" hymn, John Harrison Tenney, was born on November 22, 1840 and died on 1918. We have placed "Come to Jesus" in the category of Christian Songs. Enjoy the uplifting lyrics of this popular Christian song and time-honored church hymn.

Come to Jesus Hymn
Title: Come to Jesus *** Name of Composer: John Harrison Tenney *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Eden Reeder Latta *** Hymns Category: Christian Songs

Author of the Lyrics
The author of the reverent words of the "Come to Jesus" lyrics, Eden Reeder Latta (March 24, 1839-December 21, 1915), was born in Eden, Indiana, United States and achieved fame as a teacher and hymn writer of over 1,600 songs and hymns.

Come to Jesus Lyrics

Come to Jesus, He will save you,
Though your sins as crimson glow,
If you give your heart to Jesus,
He will make it white as snow.

Refrain

Come to Jesus! Come to Jesus!
Come to Jesus! come today!
Come to Jesus! Come to Jesus!
Come to Jesus! come, come today!

Come to Jesus do not tarry,
Enter in at mercy's gate,
O delay not till the morrow,
Lest Thy coming be too late.

Refrain

Come to Jesus, dying sinner,
Other Savior there is none,
He will share with you His glory,
When your pilgrimage is done.

Refrain

Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "Come to Jesus", John Harrison Tenney (November 22, 1840-1918), was born in Rowley, Massachusetts, United States and became famous as a deacon, editor, musician and composer.

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: Come to Jesus
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Eden Reeder Latta (March 24, 1839 to December 21, 1915)
Nationality of Author: American

Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English

Name of Composer of Music: John Harrison Tenney (November 22, 1840 to 1918)
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "Come to Jesus, He will save you, Though your sins as crimson glow"
First Publication Date: 1878

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