608. Let Thoughtless Thousands Choose the Road

1 Let thoughtless thousands choose the road
That leads the soul away from God;
This happiness, dear Lord, be mine,
To live and die entirely Thine.

2 On Christ, by faith, I fain would live,
From Him my life, my all, receive,
To Him devote my fleeting hours,
Serve Him alone with all my pow'rs.

3 Christ is my everlasting All;
To Him I look, on Him I call;
He will my ev'ry want supply
In time and thro' eternity.

4 Soon will the Lord, my Life, appear;
Soon shall I end my trials here,
Leave sin and sorrow, death and pain.
To live is Christ, to die is gain.

5 Soon will the saints in glory meet,
Soon walk through every golden street,
And sing on every blissful plain:
To live is Christ, to die is gain.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Let thoughtless thousands choose the road
Title: Let Thoughtless Thousands Choose the Road
Author: Joseph Hoskins (1789)
Meter: L.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1941
Scripture:
Topic: The Last Things: Judgment
Tune Information
Name: WAREHAM
Composer: William Knapp (1738)
Meter: L.M.
Key: B♭ Major



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