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Now Is the Time

Now is the time for this day's setting sun

Author: L. E. Russell
Tune: [Now is the time; for this day's setting sun]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Now is the time; for this day’s setting sun
May be the signal that thy race is run;
Jesus is waiting at the mercy-seat;
O come and lay your burdens at His feet.

Come, O come! the Spirit bids you come!
Come, O come and seek your heav’nly home!
Jesus still invites you why then longer wait?
Hasten, for tomorrow may be too late!

2 Now is the time; the Spirit’s gentle voice
Is calling thee to make the better choice;
Kindly persuasive is the loving call,
Which offers peace and pardon unto all. [Chorus]

3 Now is the time; beyond the narrow grave
Repentance there will have no pow’r to save;
O, turn from sin, and heav’nward set your face,
Accept salvation as the gift of grace. [Chorus]

Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #254

Author: L. E. Russell

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Text Information

First Line: Now is the time for this day's setting sun
Title: Now Is the Time
Author: L. E. Russell
Refrain First Line: Come O come, the Spirit bids you come



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Gospel Praise Book. #254

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Jewels of Praise #24

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