3120. If Thou Shalt Confess

1. O lost one in the wilds of sin,
So long from God away;
Before thee lies an open path,
Where thou canst walk today.

For if thou shalt confess the Lord,
And in thine heart believe;
His Word is sure, it stands secure,
Thou shalt be saved,
Thou shalt be saved.

2. So many roads across the marsh
But lead to vales of night;
This one, the true and living way,
Ends in the fadeless light. [Refrain]

3. How many paths at first seem fair,
That lead to loss and pain!
This one yields comfort all the way,
The end eternal gain. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: O lost one in the wilds of sin
Title: If Thou Shalt Confess
Author: John Ralston Clements (1916)
Refrain First Line: For if thou shalt confess the Lord
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [O lost one in the wilds of sin]
Composer: Bentley DeForest Ackley
Incipit: 34555 55654 33333
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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