Son, Remember

God sends to all this solemn, earnest warning

Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
Tune: [God sends to all this solemn, earnest warning]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 God sends to all this solemn, earnest warning,
When life is past, the mem’ry lingers yet,
The soul will find, when dawns eternal morning,
The life on earth we never can forget.

Refrain:
O to the saved, in radiant fields of glory,
That word “Remember,” is a victor’s palm;
The toil, and tears, and trials of life’s story,
Become in heav’n the soul’s triumphant psalm.

2 When God so plainly marks the path before us,
The deep remorse and pain of endless woe,
Will be thought, that though his love shone o’er us,
Our willful feet in sinful ways would go. [Refrain]

3 But, there are scenes the soul will joy to cherish,
The kindly deed, the tender word of love,
The helping hand to those who else would perish,
The love for God that leads to joys above. [Refrain]

4 We shall remember hope, and joy, and sorrow,
With clearer sight our Father’s wisdom see;
The faith that brightened every earthly morrow,
Will be a joy thro’ all eternity. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of the Century #38

Author: Lanta Wilson Smith

Lanta Wilson Smith was born July 19, 1856 at Castine, Maine, and died October 19, 1939 at Taunton, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of a Methodist minister, William J. Wilson, and his wife Sedelia Follett. Her father belonged to the Maine, and later the East Maine Conferences from 1846 until 1866, when he with his family traveled in a covered wagon to the west, where he served as minister in Nebraska and Dakota. Later he returned to New England and founded out his sixty-four years in the ministry at an appointment in Hingham, Massachusetts. From her early childhood Lanta sang and played the organ in church and Sunday school wherever her father was located. When seventeen she attended Bucksport Seminary, Maine, where she received som… Go to person page >

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First Line: God sends to all this solemn, earnest warning
Title: Son, Remember
Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
Refrain First Line: O to the saved, in radiant fields of glory
Copyright: Public Domain

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