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66. What If the Master Should Come?

1 What if the Master should come tonight?
Would you be ready to go?
Can you now say you have done the right,
Or must you with shame say no?

Refrain:
What if the Master should come?
What if the Master should come?
Will you be ready, waiting to go?
Oh, what if the Master should come?

2 What if the Master should come tonight?
Would you not tremble with fears?
Or could you welcome that blissful sight,
Without bitter sighs or tears? [Refrain]

3 What if the Master should come tonight?
What if He’d say unto thee,
“Are you in darkness or in the light?”
Then what would your answer be? [Refrain]

4 What if the Master should come tonight?
Summon you up to His throne,
Open the books in His judgment light,
And sentence to woeful doom? [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: What if the Master should come tonight?
Title: What If the Master Should Come?
Author: Barney E. Warren (1911)
Meter: 9.7.9.7.7.7.9.8
Scripture: Mark 13:35
Topic: Warning
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/What_If_the_Master_Should_Come); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (382); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (73)
Refrain First Line: What if the Master should come?
Tune Information
Name: [What if the Master should come tonight?]
Composer: Clarence E. Hunter (1911)
Meter: 9.7.9.7.7.7.9.8
Key: D Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/What_If_the_Master_Should_Come); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (382); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (73)






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