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Cecil Frances Alexander

(Early April 1818 – 12 October 1895 / Dublin)

Poems of Cecil Frances Alexander

1. Jesus Calls Us 4/13/2010
2. Maker of Heaven and Earth (All Things Bright and Beautiful) 12/31/2002
3. The Fieldmouse 12/17/2013
4. There Is A Green Hill 1/1/2004

Jesus Calls Us

Jesus calls us; o'er the tumult
of our life's wild, restless sea,
day by day his clear voice soundeth,
saying, 'Christian, follow me;'

as, of old, Saint Andrew heart it
by the Galilean lake,
turned from home and toil and kindred,
leaving all for his dear sake.

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