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The Last Chance

Do you hear the voice of God

Author: Rev. Geo. A. LeClere
Tune: [Do you hear the voice of God]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1. Do you hear the voice of God
As He calleth now to thee?
Hear Him speak in tenderest tones
As He calls to mercy free;
Oft He calls thee to His breast,
And He offers to thy soul,
Weary with its burden, rest, sweet rest.

Refrain
There is a last chance for salvation,
Do you not hear Him tenderly calling—
Urgently calling, long He has waited,
Turn, O sinner, ere it is too late.

2. Many times the voice has come,
Calling thee from paths of sin;
Knocking at the heart’s door loud,
Pleading that you let Him in;
Yet you’ve turned Him from your heart,
By your sin you’ve barred the door;
You have caused the Spirit to depart. [Refrain]

3. Now’s the time to let Him in,
While He calls to thee today;
Open wide the heart’s door now,
Ere He turns from thee away;
All the lost souls now that die,
In the land of deep despair,
Let their last chance to be saved pass by. [Refrain]

4. Now I see my life’s mistake,
And I’m coming to the Lord,
It is now the time to come,
So I read His blessèd Word;
Now I come my heart to cast
At the blessèd Savior’s feet,
For I fear this chance will be the last. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3558

Author: Rev. Geo. A. LeClere

George A. LeClere, 19th Century Our only certain information on LeClere is that he was a minister. However, there is an interview with a Rev. George A. Leclere in Voices of the American West: The Settler and Soldier Interviews of Eli S. Ricker 1903-1919, by Richard E. Jensen, 2005, page 368. According to the interview, LeClere was living in Grand Junction, Colorado, in 1909, and had been in the Army in 1864. --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Do you hear the voice of God
Title: The Last Chance
Author: Rev. Geo. A. LeClere
Refrain First Line: There is a last chance for salvation

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The Cyber Hymnal #3558
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