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When He Calls
Words and Music by Ray Boltz and Steve Millikan

In a land far away
A little boy lay
Asleep in his bed.
Then he heard a voice call
There was no doubt at all
He knew just what it said.

He had heard it before
And he could not ignore
What he thought was too good to be true.
For the words of a wise man
Had opened his eyes
And he knew what he needed to do.

(Chorus)
When He calls, When He calls
Just say "Lord I am listening"
When He calls, When He calls
Just be ready to obey.
For there's no greater joy
Than hearing Him call . . . your name.

Well the little boy's gone
But life still goes on
Day after day.
And if God spoke back then
He can do it again
In a nuclear age.

Have you heard it before
And just chose to ignore
What you mind thought was only a dream
If He's speaking to you
This is what you should do
And it's not quite as strange as it seems.

(Chorus)
When He calls, When He calls
Just say "Lord I am listening"
When He calls, When He calls
Just be ready to obey.
For there's no greater joy
Than hearing Him call . . . your name.

(Chorus)
When He calls, When He calls
Just say "Lord I am listening"
When He calls, When He calls
Just be ready to obey.
For there's no greater joy
Than hearing Him call . . . your name.

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