Come away, come away ‘tis God’s holy day

Come away, come away ‘tis God’s holy day

Author: C. W. Pember
Tune: [Come away, come away ‘tis God’s holy day]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Come away, come away ‘tis God’s holy day,
And leave your sinful pleasures;
Leave your work, leave your play,
Come, hasten away,
For vain are earthly treasures.

Refrain:
Come, come, come,
Oh, come with us to-day!
Hear our voices ringing,
Glad tribute we will bring
To the children’s glorious King,
His praises we are singing!

2 Come away, come away, ‘tis God’s holy day,
The best of all the seven;
Come away, come away,
Come, join us to-day,
To learn of God and heaven. [Refrain]

3 Come away, come away, seek Jesus to-day,
And dwell in His loving favor;
Come away, come away,
To sing and pray,
And praise our blessed Saviour. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Jewels #12

Author: C. W. Pember

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Text Information

First Line: Come away, come away ‘tis God’s holy day
Author: C. W. Pember
Refrain First Line: Come, come, come
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.
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