The Day of Salvation

Now is the day of salvation, The future no promise contains

Author: C. W. Naylor
Tune: [Now is the day of salvation, The future no promise contains]
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1 Now is the day of salvation,
The future no promise contains;
If mercy too often is slighted,
No hope for the sinner remains.

Hear, as he lovingly calleth,
Oh, harden no longer thy heart;
If thou shalt continue refusing,
Soon hope shall forever depart.

2 Open the door stands before thee,
The Spirit and bride bid thee come;
Give heed to their earnest entreaty,
Prepare for yon heavenly home. [Refrain]

3 When the great Master has risen—
And shut to the door—’tis too late;
In vain shalt thou pray him to open,
In vain hope to flee from thy fate. [Refrain]

4 Ages on ages unending,
No haven shall open for thee,
The blackness of darkness forever
The portion of sinners shall be. [Refrain]

Source: Truth in Song: for General Gospel Work #61

Author: C. W. Naylor

Naylor, Charles Wesley. (1874--1950). C. W. Naylor was born in southern Ohio and reared in Ohio and West Virginia by grandparents. At the age of nineteen he left the Methodist church for the Church of God. He worked for a while at the Gospel Trumpet Company in Grand Junction, Michigan and on some evangelistic tours. He was ordained in 1899 in Springfield, Ohio. He was first injured in 1908 in Florida while moving timbers from under a meeting tent. He suffered a dislocated kidney and other internal injuries. A year later he was in a bus accident that left him an invalid for the rest of his life. Naylor wrote eight books, many articles and pamphlets, many hymns and gospel songs, besides being a columnist in the Gospel Trumpet. --John W.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now is the day of salvation, The future no promise contains
Title: The Day of Salvation
Author: C. W. Naylor
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hear, as he lovingly calleth
Copyright: Public Domain


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Truth in Song #61

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