Few are the Days

Few are the days of man on earth

Author: Charles Price Jones
Tune: ST. PAUL (Jones)
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Few are the days of man on earth,
Whate'er his lot, where'er his birth;
Swift as a post they pass away,
Nor have we pow'r to make them stay.

2 Yet while we daily pilgrims go,
Great are our troubles here below,
And often, while we have our breath,
We long for rest, the rest of death.

3 Great God, the God of earth and sky,
'Tis Thou canst bless us from on high;
'Tis Thou canst make the burden light,
And make our dying moments bright.

4 Then blessed Christ we look to Thee
From ev'ry ill to set us free;
Dwell Thou within each troubled heart,
And strength divine to all impart.

Source: His Fullness Songs #449

Author: Charles Price Jones

Charles Price Jones born December 9, 1865, near Rome, Georgia. He grew up in Kingston, Georgia, and attended the Baptist church. He was converted in 1884 while living in Cat Island, Arkansas. In 1885 he was called to the ministry and began preaching. In 1888 he attended Arkansas Baptist College and taught school in Grant County, Arkansas. He preached and pastored several Baptist churches. After asking God for a deeper experience of grace and fasting and praying for three days, Jones experienced a closeness with God, and in 1895, along with other Baptist holiness adherents, who taught that a second work of grace can cleanse the Christian of original sin. They started a holiness movement in the Baptist church, and he began teaching holiness i… Go to person page >

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First Line: Few are the days of man on earth
Title: Few are the Days
Author: Charles Price Jones
Copyright: Public Domain



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His Fullness Songs #449

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