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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?

Refrain:
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



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