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Away from Jesus, away from God

Away from Jesus, away from God

Author: Mary Bernstecher
Tune: [Away from Jesus, away from God]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Away from Jesus, away from God,
Straying afar from the path He trod;
No tho’t of Christ, no time for pray’r,
Death drawing nearer, eternity, where?

Shall it be joy in the ages to come,
Or shall it be endless despair?
Light everlasting, or darkness and gloom,
Eternity, eternity, where?

2 Away from Jesus, no rest or peace,
No true repentance, from sin no release,
Nearer the end, no light shines there,
No one to guide you, eternity, where? [Refrain]

3 Away from Mercy, the Judgment near,
Hopeless and trembling with doubt or fear,
Too late to accept His love and care,
“Guilty” the verdict, eternity, where? [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #62

Author: Mary Bernstecher

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Text Information

First Line: Away from Jesus, away from God
Author: Mary Bernstecher
Refrain First Line: Shall it be joy in the ages to come