8851. Sinking Down

1 There’s a brother sinking down today;
Will you lend to him a helping hand?
He is drifting, drifting far away,
And his feet are on the sinking sand.

Sinking down, sinking down,
There’s a brother sinking down today;
Sinking down, sinking down,
There’s a brother drifting far away.

2 Many souls are sinking down today
That have never heard a Christian pray;
Can you speak to them a word of cheer,
To bring comfort to the sinner’s ear? [Refrain]

3 There are broken hearts so sad tonight,
That are lost from Jesus and the light;
They are drifting far away from shore
Where they will be lost for evermore. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: There’s a brother sinking down today
Title: Sinking Down
Author: Tom A. Ferguson
Refrain First Line: Sinking down, sinking down
Language: English
Source: Supplement to the Harp of Glory by William T. Dale and H. A. R. Horton(Nashville: William T. Dale, 1912), alt.
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [There’s a brother sinking down today]
Composer: Fred L. Beard
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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