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If Your Soul Is Lost

If the world and all of its wealth you gain

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [If the world and all of its wealth you gain]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 If the world and all of its wealth you gain,
If its stores of treasures you should obtain,
Would they not be useless and all in vain,
If your soul is lost?
Would they not be useless and all in vain,
If your soul is lost?

2 At your feet the world may no riches lay,
Will it matter much on the judgment day,
If you own a palace or hut of clay,
If your soul is lost?
Will it matter much on the judgment day,
If your soul is lost?

3 If the world should honor and fame bestow,
If uncounted millions your name should know,
How much would it help you down here below,
If your soul is lost?
How much would it help you down here below,
If your soul is lost?

4 In the race of sin you are running fast,
And the pleasures gained but a moment last;
How much will it profit when life is past,
If your soul is lost?
How much will it profit when life is past,
If your soul is lost?

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11030

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If the world and all of its wealth you gain
Title: If Your Soul Is Lost
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11030
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #11030

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