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Ask Seek Knock

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1 Ask, for he that asketh
Is certain to receive;
Ask, and never doubt Him
Who says, "Believe, believe."

Chorus:
Ask, seek, knock, believe and obey;
Come, enter now the heavenly way.

2 Seek, and ye shall find him,
The Lord is calling now.
Seek, for time is flying,
Oh, come, before him bow. [Chorus]

3 Knock, for Christ will answer,
"Come in, my child, come in."
Knock, and thro' this portal
Eternal gladness win. [Chorus]

Source: Bible Study Songs: for junior societies, junior and primary Sunday schools #53a

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ask, for he that asketh
Title: Ask Seek Knock
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Ask, seek, knock, believe and obey
Copyright: Public Domain

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