Can you turn from a friend who loves you

Can you turn from a friend who loves you

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [Can you turn from a friend who loves you]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Can you turn from a friend who loves you,
Who died upon Calvary;
Can you spurn Him who gave all He had for you,
To redeem and to set you free.

O turn not away from Jesus today,
Lest from you He should depart,
Just think what He gave you,
Just now let Him save you and give unto Him your heart.

2 Can you grieve one whose heart is yearning,
To bless you and make you whole;
Can you turn from your heart one who loves you so
He is longing to save your soul. [Refrain]

3 Many years He has gently called you,
O turn from your life of sin;
Open wide your heart’s door, let Him enter now,
And a new life in Him begin. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Full Salvation #43

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

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First Line: Can you turn from a friend who loves you
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: O, turn not away from Jesus



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Songs of Full Salvation #43

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