11676. Jesus Is Calling You Now

1 Why do you wait a convenient day?
Jesus is calling you now;
Why do you turn from His pleading away?
Jesus is calling you now.
He stands at the door of your heart just now,
The dews of the morning are on His brow.
He is there waiting and calling you now;
O will you not come to Him now?

Refrain:
Will you not come to Him now?
Will you not trust in Him now?
Just now, right now,
O hear Him, He’s calling you now.

2 Days have gone by, and the months and the years,
Jesus is calling you now;
Joys have departed, and sorrow appears,
Jesus is calling you now.
The promise you made Him was never kept,
When down by the graveside you mourned and wept;
Turn to Him now, and His free grace accept;
O will you not come to Him now? [Refrain]

3 Darkness is deepening, and oh, ’tis so late!
Jesus is calling you now;
What if the Spirit left you to your fate?
Jesus is calling you now.
Escape for thy life, tarry not, O soul,
Escape for thy life, you may miss the goal.
And if you miss it, what horrors, O soul!
O will you not come to Him now? [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Why do you wait a convenient day?
Title: Jesus Is Calling You Now
Author: John Marchant Whyte (1886)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Will you not come to Him now?
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [Why do you wait a convenient day]
Composer: John Marchant Whyte
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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