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Prepare to meet thy God

Careless soul, why will you linger

Author: James H. Stanley
Tune: [Careless soul, why will you linger]
Published in 39 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Careless soul, why will you linger,
Wand’ring from the fold of God?
Hear you not the invitation?
Oh, prepare to meet thy God.

Refrain:
Careless soul, oh, heed the warning,
For your life will soon be gone;
Oh, how sad to face the judgment,
Unprepared to meet thy God.

2 Why so thoughtless are you standing,
While the fleeting years go by,
And your life is spent in folly?
Oh, prepare to meet thy God. [Refrain]

3 Hear you not the earnest pleadings
Of your friends that wish you well?
And perhaps before tomorrow
You’ll be called to meet your God. [Refrain]

4 If you spurn the invitation
Till the Spirit shall depart,
Then you’ll see your sad condition,
Unprepared to meet thy God. [Refrain]

Evening Light Songs, 1987 (Timeless Truths)

Author: James H. Stanley

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Text Information

First Line: Careless soul, why will you linger
Title: Prepare to meet thy God
Author: James H. Stanley
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: English

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #5668
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #5668TextScoreAudio
Timeless Truths #746Text
Include 37 pre-1979 instances



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