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Coming as a thief in the night

If Jesus should come would your soul be prepared

Author: G. T. Haywood
Tune: [If Jesus should come would your soul be prepared?]
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: G. T. Haywood

Garfield Thomas Haywood (July 15, 1880 – April 12, 1931) was an African-American pastor and song writer who served as Presiding Bishop of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World from 1925 to 1931. Haywood was born to Bennett and Pennyann Haywood in Greencastle,Indiana, in 1880 and moved to Haughville, a neighborhood in Indianapolis, at the age of three. As a child, he attended School 52 and then Shortridge High School. Haywood was employed by the Indianapolis Freeman and Indianapolis Recorder news papers as a cartoonist. In 1909, Haywood founded Christ Temple church. Haywood's influence crossed ethnic boundaries; by 1913, Christ Temple had a bi-racial membership of 400 to 500 and later grew to 1500. Around 1915, Haywood received a c… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If Jesus should come would your soul be prepared
Title: Coming as a thief in the night
Author: G. T. Haywood
Refrain First Line: O soul, awake, soon the Lord shall come

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Apostolic Songs #d47

Banner of Love Songs #d75

Carols of Truth #d73

Songs of Power. Rev. #d92

Page Scan

Songs of Redemption #86

Songs of the Coming King #d43

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