Far from God, away from Jesus

Far from God, away from Jesus

Author: Robert Harkness
Tune: [Far from God, away from Jesus]
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1. Far from God, away from Jesus,
Straying in the paths of sin,
Knowing not God’s full salvation,
Jesus calls you midst earth’s din.

Come, ’tis Jesus calls you;
Come, without delay.
He is willing now to save you;
Come, O come today.

2. Why continue in your roaming?
Jesus bids you come today.
Mercy’s offer still is open;
Why not come without delay? [Refrain]

3. How much longer will you tarry?
How much longer will you roam?
Listen, Jesus calls you to Him;
Will you not at once come home? [Refrain]

4. Can you stay away from Jesus
With eternity in view?
Can you still reject His mercy
When you hear His call so true? [Refrain]

5. You may almost come to Jesus,
But almost will never save;
For the soul that fully trusts Him
On the cross His life He gave. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1513

Author: Robert Harkness

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Text Information

First Line: Far from God, away from Jesus
Author: Robert Harkness
Refrain First Line: Come, 'tis Jesus calls you



The Cyber Hymnal #1513
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The Cyber Hymnal #1513

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