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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Decide for Jesus

How oft across life's narrow path

Author: Irvin H. Mack
Tune: [How oft across life's narrow path]
Published in 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 How oft across life’s narrow path
As on we tread the way,
There comes to us the still, small voice,
“Give me your heart today.”

Refrain:
Decide for Jesus, decide for Jesus,
No longer make delay;
Decide for Jesus, decide for Jesus,
Make this decision day.

2 O who will make the stand this day,
To take the path of right?
His ways are paths of love and peace,
The end is joy and light. [Refrain]

3 The pleadings often you have heard,
The Saviour calls you: “come,”
Return, tho’ far you are astray,
Your footsteps turn to “home.” [Refrain]

4 The word allures with promise vain,
Yet death the end must be,
But sweet the life our Saviour gives,
It lasts eternally. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #142

Author: Irvin H. Mack

Mack & Lincoln Hall founded the Hall-Mack Company music publishing house (later bought by the Rodeheaver Company). Mack’s works include: Boundless Love (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1896) The Service of Praise, with Lincoln Hall et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1900) http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/c/mack_ih.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How oft across life's narrow path
Title: Decide for Jesus
Author: Irvin H. Mack

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Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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Gospel Gems Number 1 #142

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Ideal Sunday School Hymns #197

Junior Praises #d18

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New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #109

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #296

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New Songs of the Gospel No. 3 #120

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Songs of Service #121

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The Gospel Message No. 1 #60

The Gospel Message No. 1. Special ed. #d34

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The Gospel Message No. 2 #133

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The Gospel Message No. 3 #142

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The Voice of Praise #67

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