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The Accepted Time

Now is the time acceptable, yes, now is salvation's day

Author: Ben F. Battenfield
Tune: [Now is the time acceptable, yes, now is salvation's day]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Now is the time acceptable, yes, now is salvation’s day,
Remember thy great Creator’s love and enter the King’s highway;
For, waiting thy soul is a pardon free, just now ere the days pass by,
Now while the Master calleth thee, answer Him, “Here am I.”

Come, tho’ you are heavy laden, come, tho’ you are sore distressed,
At the cross lay down thy burden, Jesus will give you perfect rest;
Come, now is the time accepted, come, mercy is by thy door,
And with Christ you’ll live forever in eternity forevermore.

2 Now while the light of morning shines, for soon follows noontide heat,
Soon cometh the chill of ev’ning gloom; could you thus the Saviour meet?
Behold, He is calling and loves you so, is urging thy soul today,
Blessings unmeasured you may know if you will now obey. [Refrain]

3 Now ere your heart grows colder still, ere seasons of dread draw nigh,
Yes, now ere you love your pow’r of will turn quickly and make reply;
For Jesus is pleading in love for thee, then come, at His footstool bow,
“All that are weary come to Me:” sinner, receive Him now. [Refrain]

4 Hear now the call that comes from God, no longer refuse His love,
Tomorrow may never come to you with blessings from Him above;
Today must decide your eternal home in darkness to live, or light,
Turn now to Christ, no longer roam, stand for the truth and right. [Refrain]

Source: The Gospel Message Choir #26

Author: Ben F. Battenfield

Benjamin Franklin Battenfield, born in Ohio, died in Mississippi. Dianne Shapiro, from www.findagrave.com Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Now is the time acceptable, yes, now is salvation's day
Title: The Accepted Time
Author: Ben F. Battenfield
Refrain First Line: Come though you are heavy
Copyright: Public Domain



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Exposition Choruses #d13

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The Gospel Message Choir #26

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