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286. Why Do You Wait?

1 Why do you wait, dear brother,
Oh, why do you tarry so long?
Your Savior is waiting to give you
A place in His sanctified throng.

Why not? why not?
Why not come to Him now?
Why not? why not?
Why not come to Him now?

2 What do you hope, dear brother,
To gain by a further delay?
There's no one to save you but Jesus,
There's no other way but His way. [Chorus]

3 Do you not feel, dear brother,
His Spirit now striving within?
Oh, why not accept His salvation,
And throw off thy burden of sin? [Chorus]

4 Why do you wait, dear brother?
The harvest is passing away,\;
Your Savior is longing to bless you,
There's danger and death in delay. [Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: Why do you wait, dear borther
Title: Why Do You Wait?
Author: G. F. R.
Publication Date: 1960
Topic: Invitation
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Why not, why not?
Tune Information
Name: [Why do you wait, dear brother]
Composer: Geo. F. Root
Key: A Major

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