Eternally Lost

Nothing but leaves, no golden sheaves

Author: D. O. T.
Tune: [Nothing but leaves, no golden sheaves]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Nothing but leaves, no golden sheaves,
I’ve gathered on life’s way,
Now I am bro’t—how sad the tho’t—
To judgment’s awful day.

Refrain:
Lost! lost! eternally lost!
Heaven, can it b e!
Lost! lost! eternally lost!
Mercy no longer I see.

2 Nothing but leaves; my spirit cleaves
To life’s last hopeless ray;
On the dark shore that lies before,
I see no light of day. [Refrain]

3 Nothing but dross; the reeking cross,
It sheds no light on me;
Spending my life ‘mid sin and strife,
Refused I to be free. [Refrain]

4 Sowing the tares ‘mid earth’s sad cares,
Neglecting my dear Lord;
Taking my flight to darkest night,
I meet my just reward. [Refrain]

Source: Truth in Song: for General Gospel Work #9

Author: D. O. T.

Daniel Otis Teasley, 1876-1942 Died: November 15, 1942, Santa Ana, California. Teasley en­tered the min­is­try of the Church of God de­nom­in­a­tion in 1896, and pas­tored in New York. Some­time af­ter 1910, he be­came Gen­er­al Man­a­ger of the Gos­pel Trump­et Com­pa­ny, where he worked un­til 1917. He then worked as gen­er­al man­ag­er of War­ner Press (1917-18). His works in­clude: Historical Ge­o­graphy of the Bi­ble, 1898, 1917 The Ho­ly Spir­it and Other Spir­its, 1904 How to Con­duct a Sun­day School, 1911 The Go­spel Guide-book, 1918 The Bi­ble and How to In­ter­pret It, 1918 Lyrics-- At the Cross of Je­sus Bow­ing Back to the Bless­èd Old Bi­ble… Go to person page >

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First Line: Nothing but leaves, no golden sheaves
Title: Eternally Lost
Author: D. O. T.
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lost! lost! eternally lost!

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Truth in Song: for General Gospel Work #9

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