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Repent Ye

Have our hearts grown cold since the days of old?

Author: James McGranahan
Tune: [Have our hearts grown cold since the days of old?]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Have our hearts grown cold since the days of old?
Have we left our souls’ “first love?”
Neither cold nor hot, God commends us not,
Nor our luke-warm ways approve.

Refrain:
Repent ye, repent ye, repent ye!
‘Tis the call of God to every land;
Repent ye, repent ye, repent ye!
For the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

2 Has the God above our supreme true love?
Have we bowed to Him alway?
Do we own His claim and revere His name,
And observe His holy day? [Refrain]

3 Do we honor those who have soothed our woes?
Have we rendered good for ill?
Are we pure in heart, doing all our part
To fulfill the Saviour’s will? [Refrain]

4 Are we always true in the thing we do,
In our words, our works, our ways?
Are we quite content with the blessings sent,
Giving God alone the praise? [Refrain]

5 Dare a mortal say—for a single day—
“I have kept Thy law, O God!
Undefiled by sin, I am pure within,
And I need no cleansing blood?” [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Hymns No. 5 #126

Author: James McGranahan

Born: July 4, 1840, West Fallowfield, Pennsylvania. Died: July 9, 1907, Kinsman, Ohio. Buried: New Kinsman Cemetery, Kinsman, Ohio. Pseudonym: G. M. J.  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Have our hearts grown cold since the days of old?
Title: Repent Ye
Author: James McGranahan
Refrain First Line: Repent ye, repent ye, repent ye
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10744
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #10744TextScoreAudio
Include 2 pre-1979 instances



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