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Answer "Yes"

If the voice of God should come to you today

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [If the voice of God should come to you today]
Published in 21 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 If the voice of God should come to you today,
“Consecrate to me your all;”
If he asked of you the treasures held so dear,
Would you answer to his call?

Answer “Yes” when he calls,
For the Lord has work for you to do,
Answer “Yes” when he calls,
And your service he will bless.
Answer “Yes” when he calls,
And no matter what he says to you,
Do not falter, hesitate, nor ask him “why?”
But answer “Yes.”

2 By the still small voice your Maker speaks to you,
Are you willing to obey?
Would you answer “Yes” and not a question ask
If it be to go or stay? [Refrain]

3 Can you now with faith your all to him confide,
Trusting in his grace alone?
Can you answer “Yes” if God requires of you
Ev’ry comfort you have known? [Refrain]

4 Tho’ you have dark hours in Gethsemane,
And your eyes are fill’d with tears;
When the way seems darkest light is sure to break;
Trust in God and stay your fears. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #76

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If the voice of God should come to you today
Title: Answer "Yes"
Author: C. Austin Miles
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Answer yes when he calls



Instances (1 - 21 of 21)
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Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #54

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Gospel Gems Number 1 #76

Hymnal for American Sunday Schools #d64

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Hymns of the Heart #58

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Hymns We Love #176

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Ideal Sunday School Hymns #165

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Magnificat #95

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New Songs of Pentecost No. 3 #71

Offering of Praise #d81

Praise and Service Songs for Sunday Schools #d85

Sacred Praise #80

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Songs of Faith and Triumph 1, 2 and 3 Combined #46

Songs of Faith and Triumph Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Combined #d130

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Songs of Service #12

Songs of the Cross #d50

Sunday School Voices, No.2 #d88

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The Gospel Message No. 1 #95

The Gospel Message No. 1. Special ed. #d52

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The Gospel Message No. 2 #68

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The Gospel Message No. 3 #76

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The Voice of Praise No. 3 #12

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